The Value of Online Discussion in a Graduate Course
Nejla Routsong found that by giving her graduate students a place to safely ask questions and explore their ideas, they were more willing to be vocal in the classroom.
“I would say [Packback] is kind of necessary in really fostering a level of engagement that is deeper than something that the student kind of thinks up off the top of their head.”
Indiana University Bloomington
Venture Growth Management
“What I like about Packback is it’s a virtuous cycle. [Students] have time to organize their thoughts, then I, the professor, say ‘Oh I really like what you said. It was really smart how you said this.’ Now I’ve built up their self-esteem and then they can jump in.”
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