The Packback Blog

Case Study: Engaging Students with Technology

Case Study of how one professor at Michigan State University utilized technology in the classroom to increase student engagement, promote critical thinking and improve student exam grades. 

CEO Mike Shannon at the ASU GSV Summit

“We are reversing education’s fast-answer epidemic, reviving the life skill of asking great questions by awakening and fueling lifelong curiosity, no matter the scale.” Listen to our co-founder and CEO Mike Shannon discuss the mission of Packback at the ASU/GSV conference.

Case Study: Improving Critical Thinking Through Online Discussion

Case Study about how graduate Dr. Jennifer Summers at Grand Valley State University uses Packback to prepare students for their careers in Occupational Therapy. 

Teaching Critical Thinking through Electronic Discussion Platforms

Electronic discussion can stimulate and develop critical thinking skills in students, and we’re not the only ones who believe it. A scholarly article by Steven Greenlaw and Stephen DeLoach called Teaching Critical Thinking with Electronic Discussion spoke on the subject more than ten years ago, and as technology has continued to advance, electronic discussion is […]