A new article for Campus Technology asked leaders in the education space what they see as the biggest technology trends in the industry this year. Packback’s CPO Jessica Tenuta commented on the growing impact of AI in the classroom.
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In response to ChatGPT and other AI-generated writing programs, Packback has released a new feature called A.I. Writing Detection. This update will detect and flag AI-generated content in its student-led discussion platform, Packback Questions, and its essay writing and research coaching platform, Deep Dives.
In a new article from Campus Technology, Rhea Kelly discusses the early success of Packback Deep Dives. A survey of the very first students and instructors who used the tool revealed improvements to student writing and the instructor grading process.
In a new article for Fierce Education, Peggy Bresnick outlines the new relationship between Packback and the League for Innovation in the Community College. She explains how the partnership came about and the impact it will have on member schools.
Dr. Adam Fein, Vice President for Digital Strategy and Innovation at the University of North Texas, has spent the last several years researching the impact of A.I.-generated instant feedback on student motivation and success. In a new article for eCampus News, Dr. Fein delivers findings from this research and explains why meaningful feedback is especially critical …
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 …
How can human beings remain relevant alongside Artificial Intelligence, when this technology appears to challenge the very nature of what it means to be human? Surprisingly, science fiction may hold a clue to this all-too-real question.
Packback recently released “Instant Feedback“, a major step forward in the responsiveness and range of the AI-based feedback provided to students while they write their discussion posts. Campus Technology recently covered the new feature in the story, “Online Discussion Platform Adds AI-Powered Feedback Tool.”
Dr. Rich Pattenaude, chancellor emeritus of the University of Maine System and president emeritus of Ashford University, recently published an OpEd, “If Online is the “New Normal,” Fully Online Colleges Can Teach Us a Lot.” The piece covers what all institutions can learn from fully online institutions to successfully manage the semester ahead in a …
Research on Packback’s Efficacy Highlighted in Recent OpEd by Mick Starcevich, Former President of Kirkwood Community College
Mick Starcevich, former President of Kirkwood Community College, recently published on an editorial in The Evolllution on the urgency for instructors to begin planning for high leverage changes they can make to their courses now to help ensure their courses are ready for possible remote delivery come fall.