Whether you’re too shy to raise your hand in class or the Professor simply doesn’t get to you, Piazza brings social Q&A to the university classroom. It’s an interesting and clean approach to allowing students to collaborate, instructors to note when a “good answer” has been given and show hot topics that need more focus in the classroom or lab.
From the recent New York Time’s article – “Piazza’s own metrics are promising. The average user, according to the company’s data, spends two to three hours a day on the site. The company has just raised $1.5 million in financing from several prominent Silicon Valley backers, including Sequoia Capital, Ron Conway and Mr. Senkut, the founder of Felicis Ventures.”
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Category: Higher Education