About this tool

Piazza is an online question-and-answer platform that blends the functionality of a discussion forum with that of a wiki. Piazza helps students ask and answer their own questions, under the guidance of their instructor or TAs.

Features and functionality

  • Students can post questions and collaboratively edit responses
  • Instructors can reply to questions and/or endorse student answers
  • Anonymous posting functionality available
  • STEM features include a LaTeX editor, highlighted syntax, code blocking
  • Engagement tracking

Tool guide

Cost No cost
Recommended class size Unlimited
LEARN integrations Students can access Piazza through a link in LEARN
Known limitations N/A
Level of support
  • Currently centrally funded until April 2025
  • Locally supported by Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE)
Privacy & Security

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