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Learning Exercise

Material: Netiquette Quiz
Submitted by: Jennifer M. Rodden on Mar 07, 2003
Date Last Modified: Mar 07, 2003
Title: The Importance of Considerate Communication Practices in an Online Learning Environment
Description: With more students taking advantage of distance education offerings, it is imperative that both experienced and inexperienced online students cultivate respectful, courteous online communication practices.
Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Student-centered, Team
Time Required Approximately one hour.
Topics: Online Communication Practices
Course: Online Peer Tutor Training
Audience: College General Ed
Prerequisites Skills: Some knowledge of the Blackboard course management system would be helpful.
Learning Objectives: Students will be able to demonstrate courteous online communication as evidenced by their e-mails and discussion board postings.
Technical Notes: On or off-campus access to the Internet and the use of a browser is necessary.
Text of Learning Exercise: This assignment will encourage students to consider more carefully their online
communication practices. It is important that students are instilled with a
sense of community and an understanding of the importance of creating a
supportive, friendly, and respectful online learning environment.
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