The Packback Blog

On-Demand Webinar: Understanding the Student Experience

Join undergraduate students Neely Edwards, Brenna Schubert, Jaida Sloan, and Austin Catania as they share how COVID has re-shaped what higher education and learning effectively means to each of them. Explore other Packback Webinars Schedule a time to see the Packback platform

Packback during COVID-19: A year of learning in a remote world

Over the past year, professors had to pivot quickly to a new normal, teaching and learning in a remote world, and Packback was there every step of the way. And while circumstances changed, the quality of engagement on Packback didn’t — check out how Packback continued to achieve unparalleled student outcomes throughout the pandemic:

On-Demand Webinar: Packback and COVID-19

On November 17th, Packback’s Chief Product Officer, Jessica Tenuta, and Senior Strategy Consultant, Meghedi Tamazian, came together to discuss the results of Packback’s study on the utilization of discussion during the COVID-19 period by over 400K students. Explore other Packback Webinars Schedule a time to see the Packback platform

On-Demand Webinar: Designing a Resilient, Digital-Ready Syllabus for an Uncertain Future

On May 19th, 2020, Packback’s Chief Product Officer, Jessica Tenuta led a discussion with Dr. Jose Vazquez, Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Dr. Adam Fein, Vice President for Digital Strategy and Innovation at University of North Texas, around key tips for designing resilient, “remote-ready” syllabi. Finding a tool for discussion …

On-Demand Webinar: How to Create an Engaging (and Manageable) Hybrid Course This Fall

On July 28th at 12PM CT, Dr. Scott Reynolds Nelson, Dr. Mark Reisinger, and Dr. Lauren N. Henley came together to discuss their experiences using Packback to facilitate dynamic learning experiences in their hybrid courses. Dr. Mark Reisinger: “You can’t even believe how awesome their posts are. It’s incredible, it really is.” Dr. Lauren N. …

Florida State College at Jacksonville Taps Packback to Reimagine Online Discussion

FSCJ has officially partnered with Packback in order to enable faculty to create more enriching, engaging online learning experiences for students.

Webinar Highlights: Instructor Experiences Using Packback in Face-to-Face Versus Online Classes

On April 27th, Dr. Kathleen West, assistant professor of psychology at Winthrop University, and Dr. Carlos Olivo, assistant teaching professor of chemistry at Colorado State University, joined Packback to compare their experiences using Packback and to share how instructors can use the AI-powered discussion platform to stay prepared in times of uncertainty.

White Paper Reveals Findings From Study on Packback’s Efficacy Across 10 Institutions

The white paper, now available for download, highlights data from a study exploring the impact of the use of Packback on grade outcomes, student engagement, and discussion quality. 

Planning for an Uncertain Fall Term? Packback Can Help

While uncertainty around the upcoming Fall 2021 semester is abundant, Packback is one point of certainty when planning for classes because of how adaptable and reliable the platform’s results are in a range of mediums, disciplines, and course sizes.