The Packback Blog
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 […]
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.
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. Matt Eick shares how easy it was for him to use Packback to help build his students’ critical thinking skills.
Dr. Christopher Edwards-Bruner shares why he thinks Packback is a great tool for helping students see how physics can be applied to their lives and the world around them.
Heather Kearns shares how Packback has helped engage all 263 of her students in class discussions.
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.
Dr. Joshua Adams shares how Packback sparked student engagement in an online forestry course that students had previously shown little excitement in taking.