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The Packback Blog
Before Packback, Dr. Norma Scagnoli found students were only doing the minimum requirements for online discussions. Dr. Scagnoli shares how students participation grew, in online discussion and in class, once she implemented Packback.
Deborah Murray shares how student posts have improved throughout the semester on Packback because students are more easily exposed to quality posts from their peers than they are on an LMS discussion forum.
Dr. Brandon Chicotsky explains how Packback’s AI and team support adds a high value to him and his students at a reasonable price point.
Nicholas Graves introduced Packback to encourage critical dialogue between students. By the end of the semester, Graves was satisfied with how students were writing about and discussing theatrical texts and plays.
Dr. Jeanmarie Higgins enjoys using Packback instead of the online discussion forum on Canvas because of the platform’s user-friendly interface and scoring system.
Noelle Mash, a student at Ohio University, shares her experience using Packback Questions.
When Dr. Mark Pierson sees students misquoting or misusing information, he uses it as a learning moment to help students write stronger posts with credible sources.
McKenna Kohler, a student at UNC Charlotte, shares how her critical thinking skills improved since using Packback.
Nejla Routsong found that by giving her graduate students a place to safely ask questions and explore their ideas, they were more willing to be vocal in the classroom.