Packback & the University of North Texas

Packback is proud to be an official educational technology partner of the University of North Texas! Inspire self-motivated, critical thinkers through inquiry-driven discussion with Packback’s AI-powered online discussion platform.


30

30 instructors will be using Packback at the University of North Texas in the fall of 2021.

11

11 departments at the University of North Texas are currently using Packback for discussion.

3.8K

3,800 students will be using Packback at the University of North Texas in the fall of 2021.

*includes Coursera students


Packback vs Canvas Discussion

In Fall 2019 and Spring 2020, 10 institutions participated in an IRB -approved comparative research study which found that students using Packback wrote richer discussion posts, received overall higher grades, and showed higher levels of satisfaction compared to Learning Management System discussion.

Significantly More

A’s

Compared to both control group students and historical data, students using Packback were significantly more likely to receive A’s in the course.

Significantly Fewer

F’s

Compared to both control group students and historical data, students using Packback were significantly less likely to receive F’s in the course. Compared to control data, students on Packback were also significantly less likely to receive D’s in the course.


Pricing

UNT students pay:

$29 $15

Per course community

Packback is always free for instructors. When an individual instructor adopts Packback, students purchase access directly.

*price made possible through exclusive partnership with UNT Center for Learning Experimentation, Application and Research (CLEAR)


“The AI-driven discussion platform Packback has been deployed in large high-enrollment classes to address a need for reducing instructor and grading workload”

Dr. Adam Fein, Vice President of Digital Strategy and Innovation,
University of North Texas

Ready to learn more about how Packback can transform critical thinking and student engagement in your courses? Schedule a demo with Packback’s University of North Texas consultant, Dan!

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LTI Integrated

Packback is an IMS Global Alliance Partner and offers an LTI 1.2 integration that enables Single-Sign-On experiences for our partner schools.