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.
Add links to profile avatar images to make it easier to access student community profiles.
Add a "Request new Avatar feature" option to take in requests for new hair, features, colors, etc.
Add an "Account" page, instead of having all Account options listed in dropdown menu in the top nav.
Option to increase curiosity scores for peer reviewed work.
Remove supporting/counter points, or change them.
Accidental Deletion of Student Post by Prof
Is it possible to have all of the posts automatically checked for plagiarism?
Add new course subject 'tags' for additional subjects that aren't currently available for tagging.
More citation styles in Deep Dives
Avatar Inclusivity and Password Help
Mobile app for Packback users
Add a 'praise' or highlighting method to an entire thread
Better Previews of Questions/Reponses
Stop removing the space between the last and second to last paragraphs
Please Consider Improving the Hyphen Suggesting in Instant Feedback
Add emojis to PBQ text box
Add a box to the Community Creation page to identify community as Sandbox/Demo community
Photo Editing Abilities for Uploaded Pictures
Refined sourcing as an Instruct feature
Optional leaderboard hiding
Sort Leaderboard by Section
Allow teachers to aggregate supporting and counter points
Allow TAs to reassign deadlines
Make or let weekly replies be to the previous week's questions
organization of poll questions
Allow sorting of student questions and answers by substantive criteria/search terms
Add formatting tools to Feedback
Allow for point differentiation for Peer Responses or Instructor Responses
Can we add the half hours as possible deadline times
Allow users to download individual post (s) that can be exported as PDF or in the form of Journal
Print Out Weekly Discussions
Allow for quick view of submission points.
Have possible names appear as you type students name
Add Full Deadlines list to syllabus insert document
Suggest sources by discipline/subject
Add the citation on the curiosity feed beside the truncated post for each student
The system is too stringent on paragraph length.
When searching for a student's posts, bring up the responses too, not just the question
Student notifications specifically when their professor submits a post
Add "Public" and "Private" to the Praise and Coach Buttons
Allow instructors to hide curiosity scores
Make word count visible for professors on posts.
Add Section Information to the Roster
'Privacy' mode and 'Anonymous' mode
Display user posts without leaving main page