Resource Library

Resources for Instructors

We’re excited to partner with you to awaken the fearless, relentless curiosity in your students. Below you’ll find a collection of resources to help guide you, no matter where you are in the term.

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Get Started on Packback

Getting set up on Packback is quick and easy. Seamlessly add Packback to your course and set your students up for success with just a few simple steps – we’ll show you how.

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How to Integrate Packback into your Course

We’ve collected feedback from hundreds of past instructors to assemble a guide to help you successfully integrate the Packback platform into your course. Our step-by-step guide will teach you how to set up an effective grading structure, engage with your discussion, and reinforce curiosity in your subject matter.

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How to Get the Most Out of Packback

Packback has implemented a wide variety of tools and features designed to help students engage with course material and build key skills, as well as make grading easier for instructors. Review key features, learn how to use them effectively, and get engagement ideas for using them in your course.

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Resources for Students

Community Guidelines

Packback has set up Community Guidelines to keep discussions thought-provoking, insightful, and safe for everyone. We believe in being kind, curious, fearless, creative, and open to new ideas. Any posts on the Packback Questions platform that violate these guidelines are flagged for removal from their community.

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Curiosity Scoring System

Unlike other discussion boards, Packback Questions is equipped with an algorithm that provides feedback on the effort, credibility, and depth of posts on Packback, called the Packback Curiosity Score. Instead of being used for grading posts, this score is used to give instant feedback to students on how they can push their posts further.

Learn more about the Curiosity Score

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