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All assignments are due by 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time (MT) on the day assigned (which is 1:59 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) the next day). The time stamp in the classroom will reflect Eastern Time (ET), regardless of your time zone. As long as your submission time stamp is no later than 1:59 a.m. Eastern Time (ET), you have submitted on time. Click the following link to access the Course Schedule: SOCW 6530 Course Schedule (PDF)Course CalendarA printable course calendar is located in the Term Calendararea of the course navigation menu. Course AssignmentsBlog AssignmentsThe exchange of ideas among colleagues engaged in scholarly inquiry is a key aspect of graduate-level learning and is a requisite activity in this course.Requirements:You are expected to participate in Blog Assignments at least two separate days a week in the Assignments area of the course navigation menu. Blog Assignment topics/questions are provided in the Weekly Dashboard. In addition, you are expected to respond to your fellow colleagues’ postings. To count as participation, responses need to be thoughtful; that is, they must refer to the week’s readings, relevant issues in the news, information obtained from other sources, and/or ideas expressed in other colleagues’ postings. Where appropriate, you should use references to support your position. Each week has at least one Blog Assignment. The Blog Assignment requires a response to three other students’ postings; each response should be no more than two paragraphs long.Blog Assignments are due by Day 3 and responses to three colleagues are due by Day 4. It is important to adhere to the weekly time frame to allow others ample time to respond to your posting.Blog Assignments will be graded according to the Blog Rubricfound in the Course Informationarea. Other AssignmentsAssignments include written assignments submitted to the Instructor for review. Assignments will be evaluated according to the appropriate rubric located in the Course Informationarea of the course navigation menu.During the course, you will be graded each week on your Blog Assignments and Assignments. Please refer to the Grading Rubrics (for Blog Assignments and Assignments) in the Course Informationarea for a complete breakdown and set of criteria for evaluation.
Feedback ScheduleFeedback will be provided regularly by your Instructor. Each Instructor has a unique way of providing feedback. If you believe you are not getting enough feedback, you are strongly encouraged to contact your Instructor and ask for more. For more information on Instructor feedback, go to the Faculty Accessibilityarea of Faculty and Student Guidelines for Online Courses, located in the Guidelines and Policiesarea of the course navigation menu. The Instructor will log on to the course Blog Assignment areas 4–7 days a week to evaluate and respond to Blog Assignments. Please note the Instructor will not respond to every posting/response.