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Learning Exercise: Effective Online Communication

Effective Online Communication
Inexperienced and experienced online students can benefit from learning about online courtesy. Establishing good online communication skills early on will help avoid miscommunication in the future.
Course: High School, College


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Date Last Modified:
February 27, 2003


This assignment will assist students to think carefully about communicating online. Typically the focus for a web enhanced or online course is on mastering the online course management features and learning the content. It is equally important to communicate in a courteous manner.



  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division
  • High School


Effective Communication Online


Knowledge of WebCT course management system

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to demonstrate appropriate communication styles through the posting of email and discussion online.

Type of Task

  • Teacher-centered

Technical Notes

Access to a computer lab with Internet access and use of a browser