Netiquette

The participants of this session are from diverse cultures from all over the world, and their interaction happens entirely online, without the direct supervision of an instructor. The quality of our online interactions will be much higher if everyone follows certain netiquette. 

  • Be clear and direct
  • Make your content title reflects the content of your post
  • Leave proper space wherever required 
  • Be brief and specific
  • Be constructive
  • Respond to the participants' posts and comments in an encouraging tone
  • Be open  to differences in opinion
  • Provide citations wherever required and avoid plagiarism 
  • Avoid spamming

Further readings: 

  1. Tschabitscher. H. (2020, May 1). How to mind your manners with email etiquette.    
  2. Winans, M. D. (2020). Email requests: Politeness evaluations by instructors from diverse language backgroundsLanguage Learning & Technology, 24(2), 104–118. http://hdl.handle.net/10125/44728
  3. Pappas, C. (2015, June 6). 10 Netiquette tips for online discussionseLearning Industry
  4. Villano, M. (2008, September)). Text unto Others . . . As You Would Have Them Text unto YouTHE Journal, pp. 47-51. 
  5. Etiquette in Technology (2017). Wikipedia
  6. Emoticons and Smileys 101
  7. 101 Email etiquette tips. (n.d.). NetM@nners.com
  8. Forum and group etiquette. (2020, May 28). NetM@nners.com.
  9. Email how-to's. (2020, Aug. 13). NetM@nners. (select 3)
  10. The blog. (2020, July 30). NetM@nners.com. (more tips on email etiquette)
  11. Email etiquette quiz (n.d.). NetM@nners.com.
  12. Before you click “Send” email checklist. (2016, June 9; updated 2018, Oct. 11). NetM@nners.

Click http://www.albion.com/netiquette/index.html link to open resource.