How can we Improve Packback Questions?

Packback's product team wants to hear your suggestions about how we can make Packback Questions more useful, friendly, and curiosity-inspiring!

Here's what each of the statuses below mean:

Under Consideration: We are aware of this suggestion and agree that it could be valuable, but are still gathering data.
Planned: This suggestion is in our product backlog and is planned for release in the next 3-6 months.
Not Planned: Based on our product purpose and current team resources, we do not expect this suggestion to be worked on in the next 6 months.
Done: This improvement is now live in Packback Questions!

Please note: This list does not reflect Packback's full roadmap; the list below is limited to improvements and iteration on existing features in the Packback Questions platform. Large-scale features are not included here.

Be able to make copies of the same poll

Suggested by: Grace (10 Feb) Upvoted: 10 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Show badge if a post was moderated/republished so that the course team can easily review

Suggested by: Anne Olson (10 Feb) Upvoted: 10 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

Make or let weekly replies be to the previous week's questions

Suggested by: Donald Jones (07 Feb) Upvoted: 07 Feb Comments: 0
Under consideration

organization of poll questions

Suggested by: Heather Fiumera (26 Jan) Upvoted: 26 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration

Please add an option for faculty to require a reliable source for questions and replies

Suggested by: Mary Bower Russa (08 Dec, '21) Upvoted: 08 Dec, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Auto-moderate posts containing gibberish

Suggested by: Janice (07 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 07 Oct, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Allow sorting of student questions and answers by substantive criteria/search terms

Suggested by: Jacek Lubecki (06 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 06 Oct, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add formatting tools to Feedback

Suggested by: Rakeeta Hampton (01 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 01 Oct, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Allow for point differentiation for Peer Responses or Instructor Responses

Suggested by: Barbara (13 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 13 Sep, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Can we add the half hours as possible deadline times

Suggested by: Rakeeta Hampton (02 Sep, '21) Upvoted: 02 Sep, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Feedback Drafts

Suggested by: Rakeeta Hampton (03 Aug, '21) Upvoted: 03 Aug, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Preloaded questions

Suggested by: Grace (17 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 17 Jun, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Allow users to download individual post (s) that can be exported as PDF or in the form of Journal

Suggested by: Yves Guerilus (25 May, '21) Upvoted: 25 May, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Print Out Weekly Discussions

Suggested by: Mark Pierson (23 May, '21) Upvoted: 23 May, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Allow professors to change date of 'Recommended Features' email

Suggested by: Ellyn Riley (17 May, '21) Upvoted: 17 May, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Allow for quick view of submission points.

Suggested by: Sam (13 May, '21) Upvoted: 13 May, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Have possible names appear as you type students name

Suggested by: Sam (13 May, '21) Upvoted: 13 May, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Allow professors to require supporting and counter points as part of the weekly requirements

Suggested by: Sam Ehrlich (27 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 27 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add Full Deadlines list to syllabus insert document

Suggested by: Christa Hein (19 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 19 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Suggest sources by discipline/subject

Suggested by: Daniel Green (06 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 06 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add more in-depth instructions on how to make counter/supporting points in the tutorial

Suggested by: Grace (26 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 26 Mar, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add the citation on the curiosity feed beside the truncated post for each student

Suggested by: Yael (04 Mar, '21) Upvoted: 04 Mar, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Student Version of Professor Insights Email

Suggested by: Daniel Green (24 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 24 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

The system is too stringent on paragraph length.

Suggested by: Jonathan Lochamy (18 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 18 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

ability to set early deadline for the original post

Suggested by: Dr. Kanu Priya (06 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 06 Feb, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

When searching for a student's posts, bring up the responses too, not just the question

Suggested by: Kirsten Stephan (29 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 29 Jan, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Student notifications specifically when their professor submits a post

Suggested by: Gianna Cumba (26 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 26 Jan, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add "Public" and "Private" to the Praise and Coach Buttons

Suggested by: Jonathan Lochamy (21 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 21 Jan, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Allow instructors to hide curiosity scores

Suggested by: Brian (04 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 04 Jan, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Number of Views Posts have received

Suggested by: Rakeeta Hampton (21 Dec, '20) Upvoted: 21 Dec, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Custom Reminders

Suggested by: Carol Lee Higham (10 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 10 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Make text highlighting possible for instructors

Suggested by: Norman Meek (03 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 03 Nov, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Make word count visible for professors on posts.

Suggested by: Cody Buczkowski (28 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 06 Apr, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Options Menu

Suggested by: Kennedy Smith (28 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 28 Oct, '20 Comments: 0
Planned

Add Section Information to the Roster

Suggested by: Rakeeta (08 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 08 Oct, '20 Comments: 0
Planned

'Privacy' mode and 'Anonymous' mode

Suggested by: AnnĂ­bal Sodero (23 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 23 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Display user posts without leaving main page

Suggested by: Jenifer Evers (22 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 22 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Planned

Different Feedback for lower scores

Suggested by: Rakeeta Hampton (22 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 22 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Custom images for Each Community on the Instructor Home Page

Suggested by: Molly Skjei (18 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 18 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Allow Professors to assign a weight to Sources

Suggested by: Rakeeta (17 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 17 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Hide packback grades from students option

Suggested by: Dharani (04 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 04 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Adding LMS ID in custom grade reports

Suggested by: Gianna Cumba (03 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 03 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Planned

Gradebook/Roster Page loading "view all" function

Suggested by: Dr. Kanu Priya (03 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 03 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Make weekly insights available within the packback platform instead of in an email

Suggested by: Dr. Kanu Priya (02 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 02 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Planned

Students should be reminded not to answer their own questions in their description of their question

Suggested by: Ramah Malebranche (01 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 01 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Sort the communities by course name, date, and/or section.

Suggested by: Ramah Malebranche (01 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 01 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Allow TAs to receive suggested feature posts email

Suggested by: Grace (01 Sep, '20) Upvoted: 01 Sep, '20 Comments: 0
Planned

Add ability to require a minimum word count.

Suggested by: Cody Buczkowski (31 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 31 Aug, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Add option for multiple numbered citations in a post

Suggested by: Shane Walker (12 Aug, '20) Upvoted: 12 Aug, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

Auto email for professor to flag low registration % in their community

Suggested by: Anh (27 Jul, '20) Upvoted: 27 Jul, '20 Comments: 0
Under consideration

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