Elizabeth Jenkins shares how Packback meets students where they are and allows them to continue conversations and engage with each other outside of the classroom.
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Thanks to Packback’s artificial intelligence and moderation, Dr. Carol Higham says student questions and responses on Packback are much more engaging and thought-provoking than the discussions she was seeing on Canvas Discussion Forums.
Dr. Bryan McCarthy shares how since implementing Packback students have favorably evaluated his philosophy courses saying they feel like they’ve learned more in his class than other classes.
Rafael Corredoira shares that students in his large course enjoyed Packback because it allowed each of them to discuss ideas and concepts with all 300 of their classmates.
Kathleen Davis thinks for $25, the value students get from Packback is greater compared to the value for the price of textbooks.
Noelle Mash, a student at Ohio University, shares her experience using Packback Questions.
McKenna Kohler, a student at UNC Charlotte, shares how her critical thinking skills improved since using Packback.
In this webinar, Dr. Stephanie Tikkanen shares techniques on how she uses Packback to increase engagement in her 18, 100 and 400-student courses. She also discusses how the increased engagement led to more personal interactions in lecture halls, more visibility into students’ understanding of course material and helped spark student curiosity for the subject matter.
Dr. David Munson of Texas A&M University explains how Packback solves a problem for in-class-based assignment structures because it gives students the power to interact with each other. He also explains how Packback helps students build rapport with their peers.
Dr. Paivi Hoikkala teaches upper-level online history courses at California Polytechnic State University, Pomona. Her primary goal, aside from getting her students to have a general sense of chronology, is to help them make connections between the past and the present. “One of the main things I want students to get from the class is […]