How can learners interact effectively in an online learning environment? The first step in answering this question is to understand the importance of a Netiquette Statement as part of the design of the online learning environment. The second step is to develop a Netiquette Statement. The final step is to apply the statement by developing interactive, online communication as part of the learning environment.
Some knowledge of the Blackboard course management system
To write a Netiquette Statement for an online course or electronic communication assignment. To develop an online process to inform students about the Netiquette Statement. To develop an online discussion forum to engage students in thinking about online communication. To participate in a discussion forum about netiquette and online communication to enhance learning.
Learners will need to have Internet access and the use of a browser.
Text of Learning Exercise:
This assignment will provide an opportunity for learners to think carefully
about how online communication can be designed to enhance learning. The
assignment is based on information found in the Netiquette Quiz and the Design
On-Line Instruction web sites. The assignment is designed to help
faculty to think about how to create an online environment where students can
interact effectively with other students and faculty as part of the learning