Dowmnloaded Elements 11 thinking it would convert Canon Raw-2 files to tif, but it will not why?
Can you open the raw files in the editor ? If yes, simply save your opened file from the editor in whatever format you want. The import dialog in ACR (Adobe raw converter) is only for the in-memory conversion to the Adobe image format; you have to save to the desired file format from the editor.
If you can't open your raw files, see: