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New Open Access Book by Borgman & McArdle Helps Online Writing Instructors Build Rich Feedback Cultures that Support Student Learning

Bill Hart-Davidson A new book from veteran online teachers and co-founders of the Online Writing Instruction  Community Jessie Borgman & Casey McArdle offers a clear blueprint for building online writing classrooms that work like the best face-to-face classrooms: as a peer-learning driven writing studio. The book is titled Personal, Accessible, Responsive, and Strategic: Resources & […]

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Release Notes Dec. 17, 2019

A 24/7/365 web service like Eli requires consistent updates to address our ever growing list of teacher and student users around the world. You might say that revision is as important to making Eli better as it is to making any piece of writing better. All of our revisions are inspired by great feedback from […]

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Helpful Comments: The Foundation of Formative Peer Review

This week, I’ll be speaking at the Public Philosophy Network conference where I’m going to talk about the concept of formative peer review. For an academic audience, the idea of review with the aim not to evaluate and qualify or reject work but to make the writing (and the writer!) better is…well…a little bit novel. […]

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New Novelist from UT-Chattanooga Relies on Eli for Teaching While on Book Tour

We hear instructors offer all kinds of reasons for using Eli Review for peer feedback and revision in their classes: their LMS tools disappoint; their students like the app’s ease of use; they like being able to see all the comments and revision plans; they like our pedagogical resources; they like our team. But, Jessica […]

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A Prelude to Fall…

It is August and we are heading into our 10th Fall semester helping students and teachers! It has been a year of growth and change for the Eli Review team. Perhaps the biggest change is in that our colleague and longtime head of product Mike McLeod took a new position as Vice President and User […]

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