What is Piazza?
Piazza is a web-based application dedicated to creating more interaction inside and outside the classroom via polls, questions, and posts that can be made by both the instructors and students.
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:
No license needed for the first 21 days of class. No license needed for a class of 25 students or fewer. Premium features such as polls, statistics, and class-locking capabilities are available only in the paid version. To use the unsupported Piazza version, switch to “contribution-supported” in “Manage Class” where users see prompts to make an optional financial contribution. Full licenses start at $379 per term. Discount or custom option requests are available.
At a Glance
person Availability: Students, Faculty, Staff
paid Cost: Free with Limited Options
smartphone Mobile App: Yes
web Canvas Integration: Yes
alarm Learning Curve: 30 mins - 1 hr
dvr Supported Technologies: Computer, Mobile device, Internet
- Create a Classroom Community
- Have Asynchronous Conversations
- Increase Student Collaboration Outside of Class
- Increase Student Participation
- Obtain Student Feedback