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Learning Exercise: The Importance of Considerate Communication Practices in an Online Learning Environment

Title:
The Importance of Considerate Communication Practices in an Online Learning Environment
Material:
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.
Course: Online Peer Tutor Training

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Submitted by:
Jennifer M. Rodden
Date Last Modified:
March 07, 2003

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.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed

Topics

Online Communication Practices

Requirements

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.

Type of Task

  • Core activity
  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Team

Technical Notes

On or off-campus access to the Internet and the use of a browser is necessary.