/netiquette/ by michael macbeth class expectations for online communication
just as drivers are expected to observe the rules of the road, so are users of the network
keep in mind the two types of online communication, casual and formal
/netiquette/ a term meaning network etiquette or using the “wildcat way” online
the expressionof emotion using emoticons help s to convey emotion or intent when writing
appropriate and expected
a cronyms help speed communication.
a cronyms and emoticons promote a sense of rapport
casual communication (also called informal) occurs between friends or those who have a certain level of familiarity with each other
/ emoticons /
conveys tone and inflection of written communication
add personality and humor to your messages
expressions you create using the characters on your keyboard :)
for example: <BTW> means By the Way. <G> enclosed in brackets indicates grinning. <IMHO> -- In My Humble Opinion. <ROTFL> , which stands for Rolling on the Floor Laughing. <LOL> --Laughing Out Loud <BRB> --Be Right Back.
using emoticons or acronyms are deemed inappropriate.
proper use of grammar and spelling are required
examples of this are papers, projects, and communication with teachers
formal communication occurs in any writing where communication on a professional level is expected and with those you not familiar or whom a level of respect is expected.
avoid using all capital letters.
keep your written communications focused.
stick to the topic when posting a message
when sending e-mail, make sure that the subject line accurately describes what the message is about.
no matter if its casual or formal keep these in mind.
type of communication, casual or formal
objectives of the discussion
provide grading rubric
teacher with state the expectation of each writing assignment including: