14. (56) Students are instructed in the appropriate ways of communicating with faculty and students.
Not Observed Insufficient Moderate Use Meets Criterion Completely
Blackboard IM includes several communication tools, including text chat, voice and video chat, whiteboard, and application sharing. All actively enrolled students are required to install and set up Blackboard IM in order to provide a sense of community within classes.
Working in Teams
In LIBR 203: Online Social Networking (required 1 unit class) students write about their understanding of teamwork in the online environment.
Students also contribute to a collaborative online document.