Dr. Matt Eick shares how easy it was for him to use Packback to help build his students’ critical thinking skills.
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Dr. Christopher Edwards-Bruner shares why he thinks Packback is a great tool for helping students see how physics can be applied to their lives and the world around them.
Heather Kearns shares how Packback has helped engage all 263 of her students in class discussions.
Dr. Bryan McCarthy shares how since implementing Packback students have favorably evaluated his philosophy courses saying they feel like they’ve learned more in his class than other classes.
Rafael Corredoira shares that students in his large course enjoyed Packback because it allowed each of them to discuss ideas and concepts with all 300 of their classmates.
Dr. Joshua Adams shares how Packback sparked student engagement in an online forestry course that students had previously shown little excitement in taking.
Colin Hughes wants his students to see value in the tools they’re buying. By incorporating students’ Packback posts into class each week, students can see the importance of their questions and how their posts relate to the rest of the course.
Kathleen Davis thinks for $25, the value students get from Packback is greater compared to the value for the price of textbooks.
Dr. Karen Woodfork found Packback’s Curiosity Score to be a great indicator of which posts met her requirements and which posts she needed to spend time grading for partial credit.
Before Packback, Dr. Norma Scagnoli found students were only doing the minimum requirements for online discussions. Dr. Scagnoli shares how students participation grew, in online discussion and in class, once she implemented Packback.