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Packback Instructor AnneMarie Garmon featured in Inside Higher Ed

Packback Instructor, AnneMarie Garmon of Central Piedmont Community College, was featured in the article, “Adjusting to Remote Instruction at Community Colleges” in Inside Higher Ed to share her experience supporting her students in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Instructional Continuity Series: Creating Effective Online Lectures

Recording an engaging lecture requires different skills than presenting a lecture in person. In this webinar, Dr. Kathleen West from Winthrop University shares tips for recording effective lectures as well as suggestions for recording tools. 

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Transitioning to a Fully Online Course for COVID-19 Prevention

As institutions transition courses online, many instructors are looking for guidance on transitioning quickly and efficiently. To assist instructors who may be facing uncertainties right now, we asked Dr. Kathleen West at Winthrop University and other online instructors to share resources, tools and tips for engaging and connecting with students in an online course.

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Packback’s COVID-19 Continuity Support Program

To provide an option to help ensure instructional continuity and keep students connected and engaged during this challenging time, Packback is providing zero cost licenses through the end of the Spring semester or academic quarter for any higher education courses moving online mid-term due to COVID-19 prevention.

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Webinar: Techniques for Improving Online Discussion and Student Engagement

As an instructor, you’ve probably experienced disengaged online discussion boards. You want students sharing insights into class assignments and engaging in productive dialogues about how to apply class concepts to their lives. Instead, students ask closed-ended questions and respond to each others’ posts with one-word answers. 

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Webinar: Promoting Student Engagement with Packback

At Packback, we’re dedicated to promoting student engagement no matter the subject, class size or student environment! Learn from one of Packback’s Senior Experience Managers on how instructors are using Packback to inspire student curiosity.  

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Summer 2019 Product Update: Investing in data transparency, control and access for our users

How the Packback product team is working to bring the spirit of the leading edge of data privacy regulations and protections into our platform to ensure students have control over their data and transparency into how their data is collected and used.

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