Messaging Template for Online Discussions

Use the following message to reach out to your students; revise as necessary.

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1. Comments should be well developed, clear, and thoughtful and clearly correspond to the course material being discussed.

​2. Comments should not repeat what has already been stated in the text; they should react to that in a thoughtful and critical way.​

3. Comments contain proper punctuation and grammar, use professional / academic language, and are XX-XX words in length (word count is included).