Discussion Rubric

Students should plan to be active in the discussion forum for the given lesson throughough each week. Your participation each week is worth 10 pts, scored as follows:

1 direct response to the original question or topic. Direct response is be original, thoughtful, well-reasoned, and references the lesson, external readings, or your class experience. Direct response is posted during the week of the lesson, before the last day.0-4
At least 2 responses to classmates' posts. Responses probes for more information or expands the discussion beyond the original response. Responses are respectful and and encouraging, even when challenging or critical. Responses are posted during the week of the lesson, at least one before the last day. 0-6
Weekly Discussion Points Possible10