What are Discussion Polls?

Packback Instruct is designed to replace your Learning Management System by incorporating all of your student engagement needs through one single platform, while encouraging Packback's principles of inquiry-based learning. With Packbacks polling feature you will be able to have real-time interactions both in and outside of class!

What is the difference between In-Class Polls and Homework Polls?

Homework discussion polls:

  • Appears in both main Curiosity Feed and Discussion Polls tabs
  • Students are required to include a written response along with their selection and will be checked by the AI just like any other post on Packback
  • Responses to this poll are counted in the Packback student participation report

In-Class discussion polls:

  • Appears only in the Discussion Polls tab
  • Students are NOT required to include a written response along with their selection
  • Responses to this poll are NOT counted in the Packback student participation report
  • Student replies are anonymous to other students

Where can I find my professors poll?

  • Active Homework polls created by your instructor will always appear in the main community feed for you to see.
  • Active In-Class polls (including all poll types) can be found by going to the "Discussion Polls" tab under the Packback instruct menu.

Step-by-Step instructions for responding to discussion polls

Step 1. To access your community discussion polls, go to the “Discussion Polls” tab under the Packback instruct menu

Step 2. Once a discussion poll has been created by your Instructor/and or TA, you can then respond by clicking on the "Add Response" and then "Post response" located at the bottom right hand corner of the the poll post!

Step 3. Select your poll choice and defend your response!

 

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Still Have Questions?

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