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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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An Invitation from Eli to Colleagues Who May Have a Sudden Need for Online Learning Support due to COVID-19

As campuses are making plans for possible containment or quarantine efforts related to COVID-19 outbreaks, we recognize that we might be of some assistance. Eli Review is an online resource for teachers and students who use peer learning – students sharing work, doing peer reviews, and planning revisions based on feedback – as a key […]

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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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