Be organized in your thoughts and ideas. Stay on topic. Remember this is not simply “opinion”. Support what you discuss with evidence.Incorporate correlations/references with the assigned readings, videos, or topics. Avoid summarizing.You must type directly on the page provided. Do not “cut & paste” or attach a document.Provide evidence of critical, college-level thinking and thoughtfulness in your responses or interactions. Avoid summarizing. In short, don’t simply agree, praise, or criticize.Contribute to the learning community by being creative in your approaches to topics, being relevant to the presented viewpoints, and attempting to motivate the discussion.Be aware of grammar and sentence mechanics. Poor grammar and mechanics will lower your grade.Use proper etiquette. Remember that being respectful is critical.