is a code of behavior for the Internet. In addition to normal rules of
behavior for a classroom setting, consider these ...
To learn more: The
Rule Book of Netiquette
Challenge ideas, not people.
Use proper language, as if your grandmother were
in the room.
Although humor and wit are greatly encouraged and
appreciated, avoid jokes of a personal, racial, or sexual nature.
Keep postings as brief and to-the-point as possible.
Respect other people's time and bandwidth.
Avoid non-substantive postings such as simple "I
agree's" or "Thank you's." Respect other people's time and bandwidth.
DO NOT USE ALL CAPITAL LETTERS. Using them means
you are SHOUTING.
Communicate your emotions with "emoticons"
(emotion icons). In distance classes, we typically cannot see you or hear
you; so let us know how you are reacting with emoticons.
Be forgiving of other people's mistakes. Remember
the "Human" in us all.