LEARNING TEAM CHARTER
Course Title COM 705
Ralph Melaragno
Instructor
Course Dates May 23, 2006 - June 12, 2006
All team members participated in the creation of this charter
and agree with its contents: Please check 
Team Members/Personal Information
Name
Phone
Lundon Gothard
360-692-4009
home
360-265-0387
cell
Charmaigne Scott
831-393-1011
home
Fax
Email
[email protected]
[email protected]
831-393-1602
or
[email protected] or
[email protected]
831-915-8187
cell
Robin Noisette
425 293-3704 work
206 766-5332
[email protected]
[email protected]
206 355-7387 home
Bev Hammond
Keturah McEwen
403-887-7662
(MST) Home
403-845-3376
(MST) Work
951-682-6073
home
909-496-3758
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Team Member Skill Inventory
(Areas individual members can contribute/want to develop)
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Lundon Gothard: Skills adept at research, and compiling fragments into a whole picture, team
communication, project coordination. To develop: better writing skills and improve power point
skills
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Charmaigne Scott: Skills: adept at problem solving, idea origination, team player, help create
team spirit/site.
To develop: more MS Office/ tech skills; improved scholarly research abilities; a solid, leadership
role in delivering the “B2T” = the “Best “B” Team” presentation, from start to finish.
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Bev Hammond: Skills: Research, Writing, Communication, Project Coordination, Analysis,
Powerpoint Presentations To develop: Succintness, Enhance use of the tools within technology
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Robin Noisette: Analytical and systemic, original problem solver, strategic thinker, effective time
manager, creative mind.
Keturah McEwen: Contributions: creative project development, team communication, marketing
experience, PowerPoint development. Areas to develop: confidence in online resources,
organized formal writing( I tend to write how I talk)
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Learning Team Goals
(May include project assignment goals, group process goals, quality level goals, etc.)
Group processes: team members will: a) communicate often and responsibly; b) adhere to
due dates established by the team; c) do their best to contribute their fair share of the work to any
project undertaken by the team; d) respect the work of other team members; e) give feedback to
other team members in a timely manner; f) produce work that is considered graduate level; and g)
participate in team discussions, meetings, and emails whenever these activities are scheduled _________________
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What are potential barriers to the achievement of these goals?
a) lack of communication between team members; b) lack of commitment to goals by one or more
team members; c) lack of adherence to established due dates; d) unwillingness to give or receive
feedback from one or more team members; e) team members not respecting other members; f)
work produced by a team member is not graduate level quality; g) unwillingness to participate in
team activities such as meetings or discussions h) outside influences that affect a group
members work and h) the time difference between team members.
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Ground Rules
Meeting schedule, locations, attendance expectations, agenda, assignment completion,
communication methods, etc.
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1) Meeting schedule, meetings may be scheduled by agreement of the team members at any time;
2) Location, the location for meetings is the online Team Meeting Room within the University of
Phoenix unless otherwise established and agree upon by all team members; 3) attendance, is
required of all team members unless arrangements have been made in advance; 4) agenda items,
for meetings are to be established and agreed upon in advance of the team meeting. Agenda items
will usually be predicated by the current assignment; 5) assignment completion, is expected to be
100% from each team member, and 6) communication methods, used by the team are: 1)
messages posted to the online Team Classroom; 2) emails to the other team members via the UOP
server; or 3) alternative methods established and agree upon by all team members.
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Conflict Management
What are potential conflicts that might arise among or between team members during this
course? How will team members deal with these and other conflicts?
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While we do not foresee having any problems
Potential conflicts might include: 1) team members may not agree on how to proceed with an
assignment; 2) there may be a disagreement over the amount of participation required by team
members; 3) team members do not share the same work ethic; 4) team members fail to
communicate in a professional manner; 5) team members may not agree on who is responsible
for which tasks; and 6) team members may not follow the ground rules established above.
Potential management of conflicts in order: 1) team members should try to work it out themselves
within the Team Room environment; 2) the instructor should be notified of a problem of noncompliance with a team member; 3) ask a member of the class to act as mediator and see if with
their assistance to the team can resolve the problem and if that fails 4) if the team members at
that point cannot work it out themselves, then the instructor must be asked to work it out for them
and they must agree to accept the suggestions of the instructor
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Faculty Member Feedback to Students
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