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Archived posts from the category "Hacks"

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Crowdsourcing the Muddiest Point in a Large Lecture Bio Class

What is endosymbiotic theory? How does the flipase enzyme affect molecules in the cell membrane? How do you distinguish between saturated and unsaturated chains? How will two amino acids interact in a folded protein? Where do cell membranes come from? Students in Biology 350 Cell Biology at San Francisco State University wholeheartedly agreed that these […]

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Hack: Import to Gradebook

The completion report records students’ participation record and can be used to import grades into your campus’s grade book.

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Accommodating Late Writers in Peer Feedback

Peer feedback works best when students are on-pace together. That’s not a reasonable expectation during covid19 disruptions. Ideally, students need to submit work in a timely way so that reviewers can give feedback and writers can build revision plans. It’s hard for students who missed assignments to catch up because other students have to go […]

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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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