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.

Support two different deadline times on the Automated Gradebook when there is >1 deadline per week.

Instructors can currently enter 1 or more deadline into the automated report per week but both are locked to the same deadline time (e.g. Wednesday and Sunday at ...
Suggested by: Product Design at Packback (14 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 10 Jan Comments: 2
Under consideration Professor Tools

Allow instructors to easily transfer instructor-selected questions from one course to the next.

This request is to make the process of setting up a new community easier by allowing instructors to keep a list of desired questions that can be easily populated from ...
Suggested by: Product Design at Packback (21 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 02 Nov, '22 Comments: 1
Planned Professor Tools

Add an option to leave private "Praise" Custom Feedback.

Packback's current paradigm is to make Coaching feedback private, and Praise feedback public- to allow all learners in a community to see and learn from an ...
Suggested by: Product Design at Packback (14 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 07 Apr, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Professor Tools

Do not include instructor in the Packback Participation reports

I do not need to record or upload my instructor Packback scores to Canvas. But if I forget to delete the row for my information (when I edit the report in Excel ...
Suggested by: Molly Martin (04 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 16 Aug, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Professor Tools

Freeze header row on the Participation Report

When you are grading and scrolling through the students in the report, the headers scroll out of view, making it difficult to tell what each column refers to. Freeze ...
Suggested by: Curt Burgess (16 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 01 Oct, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Professor Tools

Improve the experience of adding "Seeded" posts to communities.

Seeded posts are example posts that instructors can search for and add to their communities to "seed" the discussion with some excellent examples and ensure the first ...
Suggested by: Product Design at Packback (14 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 03 Feb, '22 Comments: 0
Planned Professor Tools

Add new course subject 'tags' for additional subjects that aren't currently available for tagging.

This is a suggestion to add some additional specific course subject 'tags', so all communities may be tagged by their most relevant subject-matter tag. Please ...
Suggested by: Product Design at Packback (14 Nov, '19) Upvoted: 14 Nov, '19 Comments: 1
Under consideration Professor Tools