Category Packback Culture

“Explore” on Packback’s Platform Search

Packback’s product team is excited to unveil “Explore”; our new search feature that allows every Packback member to explore the best discussions from every community across the country.

Until recently, members of Packback Questions could only read and discover the discussions within their own class, course or topic community. But that meant, for example, that if they were a member of a community for their Marketing class…they could really only ask questions and read content about Marketing.

To support truly fearless, relentless curiosity, we created “Explore” to allow our members to read and discover great threads from all communities on the platform by keyword, label, community and more. And as always, names are completely anonymized to anyone viewing your post unless you’ve selected “Public” in your privacy settings (or unless the viewer is a member of the community where you posted the question or response).

Try it out for yourself! Try the new Explore Search

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Marketing Is Better With Questions

What makes a person want to purchase something? Marketing students want to know, and they’re asking about it on Packback Questions.

Recently on the blog, we talked about how college students have a certain intrigue with how the human mind works. With the subject of marketing, it’s about asking the question, ”How do I move people towards the action I want them to take?”
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How Trump Is Creating A Wave Of Curiosity On Packback Questions

Whether you support the current president or not, his journey to the White House has caused more young people to raise questions about our political system now more than ever.

Students can’t help but be curious about the future of the country after one of the United States’ most controversial elections.

 

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Psychology Is Better With Questions

In many student’s eyes, psychology is one of the most engaging and interesting subjects in college.

That’s for three reasons:

  1. We all have personal stories to share. Psychology brings these stories out in full color and emotions.
  2. Psychology helps us understand ourselves better, by gaining new perspectives on our own experiences.
  3. It’s fascinating to discuss the study of our mind and behavior with others. Relating to others about thought processes is often a rewarding experience.

Lectures are great for getting students introduced to new ideas, but the next step is to let students engage with the content by letting them ask questions. When students feel that they have a safe space to ask questions, they naturally seek to connect the dots and find where psychology is relevant in their lives. That’s why developing students’ ability to ask great questions makes for effective student engagement.

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