Enter the Discussion Forum
Read these instructions before you try to login for the first time.
Connect to the
- Use your palette username for your username.
- Your initial password is your Student ID number, which is
probably your Social Security number (unless you've selected something else.)
Make sure to uncheck the box that says Save
Password for this initial login.
- Once you login, the screen should change to show you the
discussion areas open to you.
- First, cick on Profile on the upper right
corner of the screen and change your password. Use your Student ID number this first
time only to login to your Profile.
|Type a new password in the password box.
|Type it again in the second box. (You probably want to
use your palette password).|
Where it says "Signature," type in your full name.
Now return to your discussion area and read the entries
there. Most importantly, introduce yourself to the rest of the people
in the class. Write lots!
If you have questions, ask them in the areas set up for
Click the Logout button when you are done!
|Click the Submit button. |
|Review the discussion threads thoroughly before entering
the discussion. Be a lurker then a discussant.|
|Try to maintain threads by using the "Reply" button
rather starting a new topic. |
|Do not make insulting or inflammatory statements to other
members of the discussion group. Be respectful of otherís ideas. If you If
you cannot think of a way to diplomatically say what you want to
communicate, do not say anything at all.|
|Be patient and read the comments of other group members
thoroughly before entering your remarks. |
|Be cooperative with group leaders in completing assigned
|Be positive and constructive in group discussions.|