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71 Instructors and 1804 Students at GMU use Piazza in 118 Classes

Jeff OffuttComputer Science, GMU

The most exciting thing is that I went in thinking I could use the technology to teach my asynchronous class in an acceptable way, but (aha!) I found that the use of technology actually *improved* the course. The GMU faculty were very interested in Piazza, and surprised when I told them how easy it is to set up a class. That's a huge advantage. With our university-supported CMS (Blackboard), setting up discussion boards for a class is fairly painful. Piazza's biggest win is the UI … very simple yet very powerful. (Sort of Apple-like :) ).

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Lyle UngarComputer Science, Penn

I love using Piazza for answering student questions; the user interface is unbelievably nicer than anything else I've seen. It is easy to enter text and easy to see what questions need answering; It is just easy to use.

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Surjit ChandhokeBiology, Yale

Thank you for Piazza! It has been an excellent resource for our new introductory biology courses here at Yale. Piazza is a great forum for those students who are too shy to ask questions in class and who post anonymously - and then this benefits all the students who read the answers. Plus, I have had students say that they love how quickly their questions get answered, instead of waiting for office hours or the next lecture.

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Lawrence AngraveComputer Science, UIUC

Piazza is the best discussion forum I've ever used in my 400-strong enrollment class (CS125). It encourages students to work together and to discuss concepts and misconceptions together in a timely, coherent and easily searchable format. If you're not using Piazza to help your students learn and deeply connect with the course content - then your students are missing out and the ability for yourself, TAs and others to support individual students and the class as a whole will be diminished.

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