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OLC Accelerate 2021: Takeaways From a Tumultuous and Complex Year in Higher Education

OLC Accelerate 2021 presented the unique opportunity for leaders in higher education to come together and reflect on lessons learned during COVID, as well as share key takeaways from a challenging year unlike any other.

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Dr. Rufus Glasper Highlights Packback in Fierce Education as “a tool to facilitate the next wave of evolution in the teaching profession”

In a new article for Fierce Education, Dr. Rufus Glasper, President and CEO of the League for Innovation, shares his take on why so many faculty are hesitant to adopt new technology — and counters those fears by saying that embracing the best of technology may actually solve for the most pressing challenges faced by higher education.

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Pioneering College President Joins Board of Inquiry-Based Discussion Platform

Dr. Muriel Howard, former president of AASCU and Buffalo State University, will accelerate Packback’s efforts to foster more enriching, engaging class discussion 

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Lone Star College-University Park Partners With Packback to Inspire Curiosity Through Student-led Discussion

Lone Star College-University Park has launched a new initiative that will give faculty the ability to enrich courses through Packback’s AI-powered online discussion pedagogy. The new partnership will promote community through peer interaction, sharpen students’ critical thinking skills, and help to facilitate successful learning outcomes.

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Packback Professor, Lauren N. Henley, Shares Her Experience Creating A Student-Centered “Post-Pandemic” Future in The Chronicle of Higher Education

In a new article for The Chronicle of Higher Education, Lauren N. Henley shares her perspective as a professor who learned how to teach for the first time during a global pandemic. One essential part of her experience? Implementing Packback as a way to save time and engage with students on more meaningful level.

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Truckee Meadows Community College Enriches Online Discussion Through AI

This new partnership between Truckee Meadows Community College and Packback will enable faculty to create deeply engaging online learning experiences; spark curiosity and facilitate inquiry-based learning.

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What Science Fiction Can Teach us About Making Ethical AI a Reality

How can human beings remain relevant alongside Artificial Intelligence, when this technology appears to challenge the very nature of what it means to be human? Surprisingly, science fiction may hold a clue to this all-too-real question.

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Packback named one of the Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Companies in America

Packback has been named one of Inc’s 5000 fastest-growing private companies in the United States in 2021! Packback is one of seven Chicago-based education companies included on Inc’s annual ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing companies.

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Packback during COVID-19: A year of learning in a remote world

Over the past year, professors had to pivot quickly to a new normal, teaching and learning in a remote world, and Packback was there every step of the way. And while circumstances changed, the quality of engagement on Packback didn’t — check out how Packback continued to achieve unparalleled student outcomes throughout the pandemic:

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Tulsa Community College Partners With Packback to Further Legacy of Access and Inclusion Through Education

Packback is proud to be an official educational technology partner of Tulsa Community College!

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