A research study at the University of North Texas spanning three semesters evaluated the effectiveness of Packback on online discussions. By analyzing 14,500 posts from over 800 students, the researchers studied how Packback’s AI-assigned “Curiosity Scores” compared with a subject-matter expert’s assessment of a post. They also examined how instructor feedback via private coaching, public …
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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.
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 …