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.
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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.
In a release on Cision PRWeb, Packback announced its partnership with the international non-profit organization the League for Innovation in the Community College. The organizations are joining forces to provide Packback’s instructional technology to the League’s 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 …
We were so happy to be able to celebrate some of the instructors that help make Packback what it is in our first annual Packback Awards! It’s been our mission to bring inquiry-driven learning into classrooms, and that wouldn’t be possible without our innovative and supportive educators across the country. In this clip, Jadrian Wooten shares his …
Karyl Garland, Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, shares her teaching philosophy: call upon students’ rich experiences to meet them where they are and create a balanced learning environment.
Over 1,000,000 students nationwide have used Packback to ask their peers what they think about the world around them. When students post on Packback, they are expressing themselves through genuine, open-ended questions that show instructors what they are most curious about. We took a look back at some of the most common questions asked by …
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:
Recording an engaging lecture requires different skills than presenting a lecture in person. In this webinar, Dr. Kathleen West from Winthrop University shares tips for recording effective lectures as well as suggestions for recording tools.