Writing responses in discussions
Writing thoughtful peer responses to discussion posts is a significant part of the online learning experience. This resource offers strategies for providing constructive, specific, and professional feedback to peers.
The Importance of Professional EtiquetteIn this interactive module, you’ll learn the importance of practicing etiquette in a virtual environment, as well as tips and strategies for establishing a professional image when studying from home.
Professional Etiquette as an Online Student (Module)
Discover strategies to help you Learn and Grow from Instructor Feedback
Rubrics define grading criteria
Most instructors utilize a rubric to establish clear expectations for assignments. This resource breaks down a rubric and explains how to use one to self-improve and achieve higher grades.
Feedback and constructive criticism encourages your growth as a studentWhen you are unsure of how to interpret or apply an instructor’s feedback, reach out for clarification. This presentation offers a step-by-step guide to getting the support you need in understanding your instructor’s feedback.
Asking for Feedback Clarification (PDF)
Your instructor is your most valuable resource.However, when it comes to reaching out to faculty members, you may feel intimidated. This presentation was designed to help you overcome those fears by offering advice on how and when to communicate with your instructor.
Communicating with Instructors (PDF)
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