Final grades for this course will be determined as follows:
Each module will be assessed as follows:
Weekly discussion participation in both the General and Team conferences:
Discussion counts as half the grade for each module. Each participant should generally contribute a minimum of 2 posts to the general discussion (current module) each week, and in addition, a minimum of 3 posts per week to the team discussion conference. To ensure timely full-circle communication, each participant must make their first contributions to the general and team conferences no later than mid-week**.
The following scheme will be used to determine grades:
Posts are expected to be on-topic, reflective and meaningful. Questions, feedback and information that helps to clarify concepts, build understanding of content material, assist in promoting understanding and bring new insights to the group are considered important contributions to class discussions. Simple statements offering positive reinforcement are encouraging to other participants, but will not count as discussion participation.
**The first post in both the general and team conferences must be made by Thursday to receive full credit.
Note: Credit will NOT be given for cross posted or copied posts. Each item posted must be unique for credit to be given.
Reading questions and problems, Team and Individual Activities:
Half of each module grade is determined by a combination of:
The grading scheme for answering reading questions and solving problems is:
Individual and Team activities, will be assessed as follows:
A point grade will be given at the end of each module based on the above course requirements.
Modules are two weeks in length each and are set up according to the following schedule:
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