NHA Online Rules and Expectations
Virtual Classroom Expectations:
- Students are expected to attend all classes on time and in their entirety.
- If any problem arises be sure to email your teacher.
- Discussions and classes are a safe place. Students should feel comfortable expressing their views in a respectful manner while being considerate of others’ views. Students are expected to participate in civil discourse throughout the week.
- Students at the National History Academy are expected to adhere to the following dress code, and to dress appropriately at all times:
- No pajamas.
- Students are not allowed to wear any item depicting or advocating violence, criminal activity, alcohol or drug use, pornography or hate speech.
- Regardless of gender, clothing must cover the chest, torso and underwear.
- Students must follow classroom etiquette as follows:
- Cameras should be turned on.
- No eating or snacking during calls.
- Students should be muted when not speaking so that background noise is not picked up.
- During virtual site visits and guest speakers, all comments in the chat feature can be seen by fellow students, teachers, and hosts. Please remain respectful.
- All students attending the National History Academy will be asked to sign a media release form, giving consent to appear in pictures taken during the site visits and exciting experiences!
Site Visit & Guest Speakers Expectations:
- Students are expected to attend all site visits in their entirety.
- Guest speakers are optional.
- Classroom etiquette applies.
- It is the students’ responsibility to complete all assignments on time.
- Teachers and TAs are available for office hours if needed.
- The National History Academy seeks to promote an environment where students feel safe to express themselves and grow academically, by respecting dignity and opinions of all people in this diverse community of scholars. We expect students to show respect, kindness and consideration towards one another. Behavior that is considered harassing, intolerant, intimidating or threatening will not be tolerated.
- Must have regular access to a reliable computer
- An internet connection. High-speed broadband access is highly recommended
- Speakers or headphones to hear audio from a computer
A reasonable level of computer literacy, including proficiency with the following (at a minimum):
- Using a keyboard and mouse
- Sending and receiving email
- Selecting, copying, and pasting text
- Accessing the Internet using a web browser such as Chrome or Firefox
- Performing basic Internet searches with appropriate search terms
- Using a webcam, microphone and speakers to participate in virtual meetings/classrooms.
Approximately five days before your program begins, you will receive an email with your own personal historycamp.com login information. This login information is required to access your google classroom and your zoom account.
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