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Building Connections Through Academic Discussion

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 […]

Case Study: Engaging Students in Large Lectures

Case Study showing how a Harvard Professor brought intimate discussion and student engagement to a large introductory course at the University of California, Davis through the use of Packback for online discussion.