The Packback Blog

Case Study: Inspiring Students with Online Discussion

Case study describing how Packback helped students understand the importance of class concepts, build connections and improve their writing on exams in Dr. West’s Psychology Class.

Case Study: Engaging Students with Technology

Case Study of how one professor at Michigan State University utilized technology in the classroom to increase student engagement, promote critical thinking and improve student exam grades. 

Case Study: How Different Discussion Methods Affect Student Engagement

A professor at the University of Georgia performed an experiment comparing the effectiveness of Packback, Blackboard and written reaction papers. When Dr. Matt Goren was presented with an opportunity to teach Introduction to Personal Finance at the University of Georgia, he wanted to engage his students and equip them to make smart financial decisions during […]

Achieving Learning Objectives with Packback

Packback Questions is a tool used by professors to facilitate online discussions. With the help of AI, Packback allows professors to scale individual coaching, moderation and grading in any sized classroom.

Case Study: Creating an Inclusive Classroom with Packback

Case Study explaining how student-focused professor Dr. Mark Reisinger engages and connects with 150+ students in a single lecture using Packback discussion for the past several years.

Case Study: Engaging Students in Large Lectures

Case Study showing how a Harvard Professor brought intimate discussion and student engagement to a large introductory course at the University of California, Davis through the use of Packback for online discussion.

Case Study: Improving Critical Thinking Through Online Discussion

Case Study about how graduate Professor Jennifer Summers at Grand Valley State University uses Packback to prepare students for their careers in Occupational Therapy. 

Case Study: Professor Srikripa Chandrasekaran

Srikripa Chandrasekaran is a professor of science at Clemson University. No stranger to the perils of student engagement in and out of the classroom, she decided to utilize Packback Answers this semester in an attempt to keep her students more engaged and actively thinking about the course material taught in class. We had a chance […]

Case Study: Professor Alice Jackson

Dr. Alice Jackson teaches Art History at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, usually at the 101 level. Many of Professor Jackson’s students are not art majors, but she still wants to inspire an appreciation of art and art history in each of her students before they leave her class. She makes the subject accessible to non-art majors […]