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In this class, we learn together as members of a community.  In an effort to ensure our community develops, thrives and sustains, the following groundrules will be in effect at all times.  By participating in our community, you agree to be familiar with and abide by these ground rules.

As a student in this class, you agree to:

  1. Treat contributions made by other members of the class with respect and understand that differences in opinion are not only natural but encouraged and supported.

  1. Have patience and a sense of humor with technology.

  1. Keep an open mind.

  1. Ask for help when you need it and assist others when possible.

  1. Contribute regularly to collaborative activities to ensure other members of the community have ample opportunity to read/listen, reflect, and respond to your ideas.

  1. Respect the diverse opinions and viewpoints of each member of our community.

  1. Understand that communications shared through text have a higher likelihood of being misinterpreted than the spoken word. Therefore, when you type a thought or a comment, read it carefully before you submit it. If you question the way it is worded, read it out loud to yourself. If you still question the way it's phrased, re-write it.

  1. Contribute regularly to group dialogue, including blog posts and comments. The contributions of each individual plays a role in the collective strength and diversity of our community.

What content may I share on my blog?

What happens if someone violates a groundrule?  

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Attribution: Michelle Pacansky-Brock  

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