CODE OF CONDUCT Remote Classroom
1 Stop Driving, has established standards of conduct to ensure a safe and respectful environment for all students. While the specifics may evolve over time, here are some general guidelines for meeting standards of conduct:
- Respectful Behavior: Treat all participants with respect and courtesy. Avoid any form of harassment, discrimination, or bullying based on race, gender, age, religion, disability, or any other characteristic. Use appropriate language and tone while in the classroom.
- Immediate Space: Participants are required at time to join a video feed which may reveal your personal space. Participants should be mindful of the background and ensure everything displayed is appropriate at all times.
- Privacy: Respect the privacy of other participants. Do not share personal information without consent, and avoid recording meetings without permission, as this may violate privacy rights. Your meeting space should not be open to others not enrolled in the class.
- Security: Protect the security of your meetings by using passwords and waiting rooms when necessary. Do not share meeting links publicly.
- Dress Code: If the meeting involves video, dress appropriately. Sleepwear , Undergarments and certain graphic clothing are not appropriate. Instructors will determine the appropriateness of participant clothing for the course.
- Mute When Not Speaking: Keep your microphone muted when you’re not speaking to reduce background noise and disruptions.
- Stay on Topic: Stick to the agenda and purpose of the meeting. Avoid going off-topic or dominating the discussion.
- Use of Chat and Reactions: Use chat and reaction features appropriately. Avoid spamming or using them to disrupt the meeting.
- Sharing Content: If you’re sharing your screen or content, ensure it’s relevant to the discussion. Avoid sharing inappropriate or offensive materials.
- Follow Host’s Instructions: If you’re not the host, follow the host’s instructions and guidelines. This includes respecting meeting start and end times.
- Technical Issues: If you encounter technical issues, be patient and try to resolve them promptly. If necessary, reach out to the host or technical support for assistance. Text the instructor @ 912-988-3063.
- Engage Actively: Participate in the meeting actively by listening, asking questions, and contributing to discussions when appropriate.
- Use of Emojis and GIFs: While emojis and GIFs can add some fun to the conversation, use them judiciously in professional settings to avoid distractions.
- Recording and Transcripts: Be aware that some meetings may be recorded or transcribed for documentation purposes. Follow any rules and policies regarding recordings. Students may not record or screenshot at any time during the session as this is a violation of others privacy.
These standards of conduct are in addition to all stipulations and clauses in the state approved contract. Adhering to these standards helps create a positive and productive virtual meeting environment for everyone involved.