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How to Clone Courses with Minimal Due Date Change

Measure twice, clone once. That’s the secret to Eli Review clones with due dates that make sense in the new term:  Measure the days between start date and first due date in the original course. Subtract the days from the first due date in the clone to set the start date. Clone. Check your Instructor […]

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Incorporating Hacks: Link Directly to Eli Review Tasks

One of the challenges of using an app is getting students into the online assignment. A course management system like Blackboard or Infinite Campus puts all the tools in one place, which makes it convenient for students. It’s easy to add Eli Review tasks to your LMS, emails, or other online spaces with a link. […]

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Hack: Quickly Access Artifacts with Multiple Browser Tabs

The revision plan report shows an instructor all the artifacts of a student’s write-review-revise cycle, making it easy to coach the thinking between drafts. The fastest way to access all of a writer’s artifacts is opening them in new tabs. Easily switch between artifacts by clicking on browser tabs. Every modern web browser allows you […]

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Hack: Coaching Students for Anonymous Feedback

Eli Review’s anonymity feature creates a double-blind peer review: writers do not know reviewers’ names, and reviewers do not know writers’ names. When anonymity is engaged, student names are replaced with Classmate # (see screenshot below). The number varies with the student’s group membership, so they are unlikely to be represented by the same number […]

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Tips from Eli Review Instructors

Eli Review is a peer learning app, helping students learn to give better feedback and use it to revise. Instructors using Eli rely on peer learning too. We help each other teach—rather than merely assign—feedback and revision. Reflecting on her experiences using Eli this year, Libby Miles at the University of Vermont observed: There is […]

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