Dr. Carol Higham has been using Packback for a few semesters and created a unique way to grade her discussions. Since the Curiosity Score on Packback doesn’t correlate to a standard grading scale, Dr. Higham takes the mean Curiosity Score in her class and establishes that as the “C” for the course. At the beginning […]
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Dr. Carol Higham shares how Packback helped her get to know everyone in her 40-student class a lot faster than she would have without Packback.
Dr. Carol Higham from UNC Charlotte shares why she doesn’t worry about students spreading misinformation on Packback. In fact, because of Packback, Dr. Higham says she has more visibility into what concepts her students may not fully understand.
Since implementing Packback, Dr. Erwing says he’s been satisfied with how his students have been discussing class concepts to better understand the world around them.
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 […]
Dr. Paivi Hoikkala of California Polytechnic State University, Pomona explains the value she sees in working with a Packback Experience Manager.
Dr. Paivi Hoikkala of California Polytechnic State University, Pomona explains why giving students feedback on their online discussions is important, especially for an online class.
Dr. Paivi Hoikkala of California Polytechnic State University, Pomona shares how she decides which posts to Feature and Spark on Packback. She also explains how Featured and Sparked posts are valuable to students.
Dr. Paivi Hoikkala of California Polytechnic State University, Pomona explains how she uses Packback to encourage her history students to interpret and analyze primary sources.