Comments are essential to create a community of communication. Students desire feedback from the assignments, especially in writing. Comments on blogs are a way for bloggers to create dialogue and feedback for one another. It creates depth in a blog when more than one blogger is "talking" about a topic. It allows those who just want to view encouraged to just drop a line or actually engage in a deep conversation (or lack thereof).
The sites are basically give you etiquette advise for commenting back to the original blogger. They are trying to avoid too much conflict within the blog. Road Rage=Blog Rage!
Ten Commandments were a great resource for proper manners.
Also, contribute to the blog to keep the academic babble going!
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