Post a welcome and introduction message to students before teaching starts
Online teaching staff should outline their availability online, that is how many times a week they will access the site
Teaching staff should always notify students during semester of any online absences
Teaching staff are expected to respond promptly (within three days) to all postings and emails which are directed to them
Teaching staff are responsible for monitoring all online communications and intervening where necessary to ensure that students are not harmed or disadvantaged by inappropriate communications and interactions.
Topic coordinators are responsible for ensuring expectations are met by online teaching staff
Topic coordinators are responsible for informing students that FLO is able to track information about students' online activity
Topic coordinators are responsible for informing students how they can raise complaints or problems in learning online
Expectations of students
Online students are expected to introduce themselves to teaching staff and other students
Students are expected to access their online material regularly, meet deadlines and engage in and contribute to online discussions
Students are expected to notify teaching staff and other students of any absences from online participation.
Students are also expected to notify online students and teaching staff when they withdrawn from the topic
Students are expected to conform to any online conventions about interaction and communications
Students need to be aware that academic staff can monitor some communications in the discussion forum and chat rooms
Students can expect to find information on how to raise complaints or problems in learning online within the FLO site