What is Packback?

Packback is an online learning platform for questions and discussions. Packback uses artificial intelligence to facilitate the discussion and encourage student engagement by highlighting high-quality contributions, suggesting relevant follow-up questions, and more. Analytics track student progress and participation. Feedback can be provided to the individual student or the class.

Accessibility & Privacy

If using this tool, including the following links in your course help meet Quality Matters (QM) Standards 6.4 and 8.6, respectively:

Additional Information

At a Glance

person Availability: Students, Faculty, Staff

paid Cost: License Fee

smartphone Mobile App: Yes

web Canvas Integration: Yes

dvr Supported Technologies: Computer, Mobile device, Internet

alarm Learning Curve: 30 mins

Practical Applications

Pedagogical Goals:

  • Create a Classroom Community
  • Disseminate Info / Deliver Content
  • Have Asynchronous Conversations
  • Increase Student Collaboration Outside of Class
  • Increase Student Participation
Associated Teaching Activities:
Polling Polling Personal Artifact Personal Artifacts One Sentence Summary One Sentence Summary Ice Breaker Questions Icebreaker Questions Directed Paraphrasing Directed Paraphrasing