Heather Kearns shares how Packback has helped engage all 263 of her students in class discussions.
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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.
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. Paivi Hoikkala of California Polytechnic State University, Pomona shares how students’ online discussions in her history classes have evolved since implementing Pacback.
Since implementing Packback, Dr. Matt Goren from the University of Georgia has not only been satisfied by students’ posts online, he also noticed students becoming more vocal in the classroom.
INSTITUTION Michigan State University DEPARTMENT Psychology COURSE Community Psychology SIZE 130-250 Students Students walk into Dr. Kaston Anderson-Carpenter’s psychology course at Michigan State University, take their seats and pull out their laptops, tablets and smartphones. His classroom quickly fills with rows of students interacting with their devices. However, what fills their screens is not the same […]
In this case study, Dr. Stephanie Tikkanen shares how she utilized Packback to bring online discussion into her large, 400-student course. In the process, she found herself more connected to her students as well.
Dr. Bryan McCarthy shares some of the challenges he faces in teaching philosophy and how Packback helped to overcome some of those challenges.
College enrollment for the 2018 fall academic term in the United States is expected to hit more than 20 million students according to a report from Statista. The rapid enrollment is putting a burden directly on instructors for creating an active learning environment in overcrowded lectures.
When Dr. Matt Goren’s finance class at the University of Georgia grew from 200 to 2,200 students per year, he had to find a way to use technology to grade and manage all of his students. Learn how Packback helped make Dr. Goren’s large courses more manageable. Read Dr. Goren’s case study to learn why he prefers […]