There are several reasons why you need to try backchanneling with your students. According to langwitches, who designed the graphic below, the purpose for backchanneling with students could be :
- Collaborative note taking
- Curating information
- Capturing quotes
- Gathering and linking resources
- Sharing notes and adding one’s own perspective to others.
Whatever the reason behind using it, backchanneling is A good way to enhance reflective thinking and collaborative work inside your class. Check out the visual guide below to learn more about it. You can also read this article for more details on the graphic.