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Lone Star College-University Park Partners With Packback to Inspire Curiosity Through Student-led Discussion

Lone Star College-University Park has launched a new initiative that will give faculty the ability to enrich courses through Packback’s AI-powered online discussion pedagogy. The new partnership will promote community through peer interaction, sharpen students’ critical thinking skills, and help to facilitate successful learning outcomes.

On-Demand Webinar: My Top 3 Fears When Adopting Packback

On September 14th, 2021, Kelsey Kramer, M.S, joined Packback to moderate a conversation around instructor perceptions of Packback prior to implementation. Dr. Stephanie Craig and Bryan McCarthy, DPhil also joined the conversation to share their thoughts around 3 common faculty fears when it comes to adopting a dramatically different approach to class discussion. Dr. Stephanie …

Truckee Meadows Community College Enriches Online Discussion Through AI

This new partnership between Truckee Meadows Community College and Packback will enable faculty to create deeply engaging online learning experiences; spark curiosity and facilitate inquiry-based learning.

On-Demand Webinar: Packback Master Class

Join Professors Paul Hillman and Jeffery A. Masters as they share their best practices for maximizing Packback’s engagement tools to create effective learning outcomes through student-led, AI-powered online discussion. Professor Jeffery A. Masters: “The way that I use this platform is to get the climate of the learning environment.” Explore other Packback Webinars Schedule a …

On-Demand Webinar: Understanding the Student Experience

Join undergraduate students Neely Edwards, Brenna Schubert, Jaida Sloan, and Austin Catania as they share how COVID has re-shaped what higher education and learning effectively means to each of them. Explore other Packback Webinars Schedule a time to see the Packback platform

On-Demand Webinar: Exploring Black Experiences in Higher Education

On February 24th at 12 PM CST, Dr. Akil Houston, Dr. Tyra Gross, Rakeeta Hampton, and Jasmine Marealle sat down with Packback to discuss their individual experiences as Black scholars and educators in higher education. Dr. Akil Houston: “I want to be intentional about recognizing the varying diversities that exist in my class.” Dr. Tyra …

Packback during COVID-19: A year of learning in a remote world

Over the past year, professors had to pivot quickly to a new normal, teaching and learning in a remote world, and Packback was there every step of the way. And while circumstances changed, the quality of engagement on Packback didn’t — check out how Packback continued to achieve unparalleled student outcomes throughout the pandemic:

On-Demand Webinar: Packback and COVID-19

On November 17th, Packback’s Chief Product Officer, Jessica Tenuta, and Senior Strategy Consultant, Meghedi Tamazian, came together to discuss the results of Packback’s study on the utilization of discussion during the COVID-19 period by over 400K students. Explore other Packback Webinars Schedule a time to see the Packback platform

On-Demand Webinar: Designing a Resilient, Digital-Ready Syllabus for an Uncertain Future

On May 19th, 2020, Packback’s Chief Product Officer, Jessica Tenuta led a discussion with Dr. Jose Vazquez, Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Dr. Adam Fein, Vice President for Digital Strategy and Innovation at University of North Texas, around key tips for designing resilient, “remote-ready” syllabi. Finding a tool for discussion …