One of the ways we learn is from the thoughts and experiences of others. Because of this, you will regularly read and comment on your classmates' blogs to help you find new ways of approaching these materials and to expand your own creativity and worldview.
|Meets Expectations||Needs Improvement|
|Writing / Content / Ideas||Your comments demonstrate that you've read your classmates' posts. You pay attention to complexity, contradictions, and nuance. You respond directly to your classmate's ideas and ask questions when appropriate. Your comments add value to the discussion taking place on this online forum.||Your comments lack attention to complexity, contradictions, and nuance, and instead focuses on a single perspective and/or generalizations. Your comments are general and not tailored to your classmates' posts.|
|Professionalism||Your comments follow the basic rules for clear writing. Your comments are proofread, and are well-written in an appropriately professional tone. Your comments meet all requirements.||Your comments would be stronger if you invested more time in proofreading and revisions. Your comments may also be missing citations or be writing in too informal of a tone. Your comments may not have met all of the requirements.|