Dr. Christoper Capp shares how implementing Packback helped his students connect what they learned in previous courses to what they were learning in their senior-level biochemistry course.
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Jason Cohen from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign shares how Packback made it saved him time grading discussions for his 750-student course.
Dr. Corey Fox of Texas State University shares how Packback helps his students achieve important skills such as communication, interaction and critical thinking.
Dr. Kathleen West from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte shares a few ways of using Packback in a biochemistry course.
Dr. Bryan McCarthy shares what it’s like working with Packback and how the Packback team stands out from other EdTech companies.
Dr. Bryan McCarthy shares what he enjoys most about working with his Packback Experience Manager.
This spring Packback released two new features; Feed Sorting and Section Small Groups. Packback CPO Jessica Tenuta shares how these new features improve the visibility of online discussions and help students discover trending posts and unanswered questions.
Packback has researched many ways of helping big classes feel more personal. Thanks to feedback from instructor users about the desire for more flexibility in subdividing communities, Packback developed Section Small Groups which allows students to participate with the entire class or filter their experience on Packback to only include students from their own section.
Our mission at Packback is to fuel lifelong curiosity. Not only in students but also in our Chicago office. We have a value-focused team who is passionate about helping professors build their students’ critical thinking skills and make the subject matter come to life.
Packback CEO Mike Shannon was joined by Dr. Kathleen West of UNC Charlotte and Dr. Kaston Anderson-Carpenter of Michigan State University. These two psychology professors shared how they’re using technology and positive reinforcement to improve students’ critical thinking skills, engagement and written communication.