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Electronic Submissions/Internet Use:
This course requires substantial Internet use given its online format. Online lessons include links to resources and readings associated with online lessons. Class discussion is conducted through an online discussion forum.
All course assignments are submitted electronically.
Criteria for how grades are determined are described in the following sections.
Description of Class Assignments:
The following tasks and activities will be used to evaluate/assess participant performance in this course:
Participation, and Discourse
The success of an online course relies heavily on each person's active participation. Each student will be expected to post his/her thoughts about activities and class readings each week. In addition, students will be expected to respond to the postings of others, to ask in-depth questions, and to help all of us probe deeper. Taking a course is a collaborative endeavor. I believe we benefit greatly from each others reflections and experiences. Students should read the postings of classmates as well as post individual topics for discussion. Each student should visit and read the posts contained in the Discussion Forum at least several times a week to keep up with current conversations.
During the completion of the culminating project for this course, you will be asked to review work submitted by someone in class and provide in-depth and constructive feedback to enable the author to improve upon and enhance his/her work.