Effective Date: June 2023
At Total Worship Center Virtual Academy (TWCVA), we are committed to providing a positive and inclusive learning environment for our online students. This Student Policy outlines the expectations, rights, and responsibilities of students participating in online classes, whether they are live or asynchronous. By participating in our online classes, you agree to adhere to the terms of this Student Policy.
This website is totalworshipcenter.org/academy
1. Purpose and Scope:
This Student Policy aims to ensure a conducive and respectful online learning environment for all participants. It applies to students enrolled in online courses offered by [Educational Institution].
2. General Expectations:
a. Respectful Behavior: Students are expected to engage in respectful and professional behavior during online classes. This includes refraining from any form of harassment, discrimination, or disruptive conduct that may impede the learning experience of others.
b. Active Participation: Students should actively participate in online class activities, discussions, and assignments as required by the course syllabus. Regular attendance and promptness are expected for live online sessions.
3. Rights and Responsibilities:
a. Student Rights: Students have the right to access high-quality educational resources, receive timely feedback from instructors, and participate in a safe and inclusive online learning environment.
b. Student Responsibilities: Students are responsible for dedicating sufficient time and effort to their studies, completing assigned coursework, and complying with course requirements and deadlines. Students should also adhere to the technical requirements and guidelines provided by the institution for accessing and participating in online classes.
4. Disciplinary Procedures:
a. Misconduct: Any form of misconduct, including but not limited to cheating, plagiarism, harassment, or disruptive behavior, is strictly prohibited. Violations of the Student Policy will be subject to disciplinary action as outlined in the institution’s disciplinary procedures.
b. Reporting Incidents: Students should report any incidents of misconduct or concerns regarding the online learning environment to the appropriate channels provided by the institution.
5. Online Conduct:
a. Netiquette: Students should adhere to proper online etiquette (netiquette) during online class sessions, discussions, and any communication platforms provided. This includes using respectful language, listening to others’ viewpoints, and refraining from engaging in any form of offensive or disruptive behavior.
b. Privacy and Confidentiality: Students should respect the privacy and confidentiality of their fellow classmates and instructors. Sharing or disclosing personal information or class materials without permission is strictly prohibited.
6. Attendance and Participation:
a. Live Online Sessions: Students are expected to attend live online class sessions as scheduled and actively engage in discussions, activities, and assessments as directed by the instructor.
b. Asynchronous Activities: For asynchronous activities, students should adhere to the established timelines and deadlines specified by the instructor. Regular and timely participation is encouraged.
7. Academic Integrity:
a. Plagiarism and Cheating: Students should uphold academic integrity by submitting their original work and properly citing any sources used. Plagiarism, cheating, or any form of academic dishonesty is strictly prohibited and may result in disciplinary action.
8. Technical Requirements and Support:
a. Technical Readiness: Students are responsible for ensuring they have access to the necessary technology, stable internet connection, and compatible devices required to participate in online classes.
b. Technical Support: Students should promptly seek technical support from the institution’s designated channels if they encounter any issues or require assistance with the online learning platform or related technologies.
9. Grievance Procedures:
Students who have a complaint or grievance related to online classes should follow the institution’s established grievance procedures, which outline the steps for reporting, investigating, and resolving such issues.
10. Amendments and Review:
This Student Policy may be amended or revised as needed. Students will be notified of any changes, and it is their responsibility to review and comply with the updated policy.