How to Use Packback as a TA

As a TA, you have a wide range of tools and features at your disposal. Each one is meant to support a certain aspect of your Packback experience. Depending on the expectations your instructor has set for you, follow the guide below to determine which Packback tools will be most useful to you.

While this is a guide on how to use Packback as a TA, always defer to your instructor to understand their expectations of your role in the course. These tools are here to help make the most of your Packback experience, but ultimately your instructor will determine which will be most beneficial to you.

Giving Feedback as a TA

If you are eager to provide customized, guided feedback on student posts, the tool below was created to give you a hand! Check with your instructor to understand how much feedback to leave each week and what kind of posts they would like you to leave feedback on.

Highlighting Great Student Posts

If you are looking to shine a spotlight on student posts you find to be particularly engaging or generally great examples of posts you’d like to see more of, these are the tools and features you’ll want to take advantage of.

Grading and Administrative Tasks

If your instructor has asked you to manage the Packback grade book or other administrative tasks such as roster management or moderating posts, check out these guides for in-depth looks!

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