Bringing new technologies into the classroom is challenging. You not only need to learn how the new technology works but also need to learn how to use it effectively.
- Setting up the Eli Review App
- Student Registration Resources
- Incorporating Eli Review into Your Classroom
- Learning More
Setting Up the Eli Review App
Once you’ve decided that you want to use Eli Review, creating an account and starting a course are incredibly easy. Just go to https://app.elireview.com and follow these steps:
- Create an account – learn more or create one now.
- Start a new course.
- If you’re a new instructor, start your free trial*.
- Direct students to sign up and, if necessary, purchase a subscription**.
- From the course roster, get a unique code to share with students, who’ll use it to enroll.
- Design tasks and assign them to students.
* Free trials – new instructors can start a free trial that will give students complete access for two weeks without buying a subscription. Learn more about free trials.
** About subscriptions – Eli Review is a subscription-based service. Some schools purchase subscriptions in bulk for students; if not, students purchase subscriptions individually. Learn more about subscriptions or contact us for additional information.
Student Registration Resources
These resources explain to students how to create an account, join a course*, and subscribe.
*To join your course, students need to course code that appears at the top of the Roster tab in Eli Review. All of the resources below should be customized to include your specific course code.
Cut-and-Paste Language for Syllabi, Email, Handouts, Etc
This language can be copied-and-pasted directly from this page into a student document to help instruct them to sign up for Eli and get enrolled in your course.
Eli Review is an online course tool that helps us learn to get better at giving feedback and revising. These steps explain how to create an account, join a course, subscribe, and submit tasks.
- Go to https://app.elireview.com.
- Click the “New to Eli Review? Sign up!” button to create your account. Be sure to choose the “Student” option. Consider using your school email, but any address will work.
- Join our course: In the box labeled “Ready to join a course?,” enter this course code: aaaa###bbbbb
Note: be sure to customize step 3 with the roster code from your course
- For students who will only use PayPal
- For students who will use EITHER PayPal or Bookstore access card
- For students whose subscriptions are covered by institutional purchase
Incorporating Eli Review Into Your Classroom
When you invite a technology into your classroom, you invite its pedagogy too. Eli Review is both a tool and a writing pedagogy.
Melissa Meeks, our director of professional development, is eager to consult with teachers looking to get great results with Eli Review. But, if you’re looking to get started on your own, here are three small, achievable goals, and the steps you can take to reach them:
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Melissa goes deeper into these simple steps on our blog. There are many pathways to success using Eli Review, but these are some first steps you can try on your own.
You can contact Melissa Meeks, Eli’s director of professional development, and:
- get a tutorial about how Eli works and how it might work in your classroom;
- schedule a series of conference calls throughout the term;
- identify one or two instructors to work closely with Melissa to design a library of tasks for your institution and then to mentor other instructors on-campus.
Have any additional questions about how to use Eli Review? Contact us at [email protected].