I’m Viktor Köves, a front-end engineer and accessibility specialist at Packback. I am incredibly passionate about accessibility and believe that accessibility is a moral obligation, legal obligation, and a civil right. Despite the many laws and regulations in place, I find pervasive gaps in accessibility – whether it’s at my local train station or on …
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OLC Accelerate 2021 presented the unique opportunity for leaders in higher education to come together and reflect on lessons learned during COVID, as well as share key takeaways from a challenging year unlike any other.
Lone Star College-University Park Partners With Packback to Inspire Curiosity Through Student-led Discussion
Lone Star College-University Park has launched a new initiative that will give faculty the ability to enrich courses through Packback’s AI-powered online discussion pedagogy. The new partnership will promote community through peer interaction, sharpen students’ critical thinking skills, and help to facilitate successful learning outcomes.
This new partnership between Truckee Meadows Community College and Packback will enable faculty to create deeply engaging online learning experiences; spark curiosity and facilitate inquiry-based learning.
Tulsa Community College Partners With Packback to Further Legacy of Access and Inclusion Through Education
Packback is proud to be an official educational technology partner of Tulsa Community College!
The Common Application Has Removed the Discipline Question Due to Racial Disparities. What Other Structural Barriers Stand in the Way of BIPOC Students?
The Common App recently decided to get rid of a question which asked students applying to college if they had been subject to disciplinary action in high school. Although the decision to get rid of the discriminatory question is a victory for inclusion and access in higher education, it raises an important follow-up question– what …
BIPOC Students and Bias in Higher Education: The necessity of unlearning biases to optimize outcomes for BIPOC students
The realities of bias against Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) students in our nation’s predominantly White colleges and universities are hidden in the ways we have been taught to give feedback and to regard race in the classroom. This article explores how this bias harms the way that BIPOC students are able to …