The Packback Blog

Packback Explores How Academia is Adapting to Generative AI

Since OpenAI launched ChatGPT in November 2022, the generative AI chatbot has already become a household name. ChatGPT reached its first one million users in less than a week and by some estimates has already reached at least 100 million monthly active users. Parents, students, and educators alike have been impressed, and sometimes alarmed, at …

Packback Announces Partnership with Northern Arizona University

Chicago, IL – Packback, an education technology company that provides an AI-powered discussion and writing platform for college and university students, is proud to announce a partnership with Northern Arizona University (NAU), a leading university in the Southwest. This partnership aims to support NAU’s goals of developing critical thinking skills in students amidst the rise …

Survey Reveals Impact of Deep Dives

In a new article from Campus Technology, Rhea Kelly discusses the early success of Packback Deep Dives. A survey of the very first students and instructors who used the tool revealed improvements to student writing and the instructor grading process.

Unlocking Fearless Curiosity: Bridging the gap between the classroom and the authentic self

Karyl Garland, Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, shares her teaching philosophy: call upon students’ rich experiences to meet them where they are and create a balanced learning environment.