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.
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Heather Kearns shares how Packback has helped engage all 263 of her students in class discussions.
Rafael Corredoira shares that students in his large course enjoyed Packback because it allowed each of them to discuss ideas and concepts with all 300 of their classmates.
Dr. Joshua Adams shares how Packback sparked student engagement in an online forestry course that students had previously shown little excitement in taking.
Dr. Stephanie Tikkanen from Ohio University shares how she uses Packback in her course of 18 to increase student engagement.
In this webinar, Dr. Stephanie Tikkanen shares techniques on how she uses Packback to increase engagement in her 18, 100 and 400-student courses. She also discusses how the increased engagement led to more personal interactions in lecture halls, more visibility into students’ understanding of course material and helped spark student curiosity for the subject matter.
As enrollment and class size increase, professors face more challenges in keeping students engaged. According to a study from the University of Sussex, students in large lectures become passive recipients of information because the fast-paced environment doesn’t give them an opportunity to actively engage with course content. Whether classes are in-person or online, professors are […]