An Introduction to Packback with Dr. Kathleen West
Packback was joined by Dr. Kathleen West from the University of North Carolina Charlotte to discuss how she uses Packback to improve student critical thinking and writing. She also shares key learnings from her research comparing how different discussion methods impacted student participation and written test exams. This research was presented at NITOP 2019.
A research study at the University of North Texas spanning three semesters evaluated the effectiveness of Packback on online discussions. By analyzing 14,500 posts from over 800 students, the researchers studied how Packback’s AI-assigned “Curiosity Scores” compared with a subject-matter expert’s assessment of a post. They also examined how instructor feedback via private coaching, public …
Packback is proud to have hosted a featured panel during EDUCAUSE 2021! Watch as Dr. Gangaram Singh, Provost of National University, Dr. Tyra Gross, Assistant Professor at Xavier University of Louisiana, and Dr. Craig Booth, Chief Technology Officer at Packback discuss the changing role of AI — and its potential to build a more engaging …
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