Cyberbuddies final

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Cyberbuddies final

  1. 1. Cyber Buddies<br />Virginia Texter<br />Jennifer Stearns<br />Deborah Childs<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Acronym:<br />A word formed from the initial letter or<br /> letters of each of the successive parts<br /> or major parts of a compound term<br />(Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, 2011)<br />
  3. 3. Appropriate use of Acronyms<br />“Be sensitive to your group’s own micro-culture and norms as they develop during the course (Piskrich, 2004, p. 137).”<br />Acronyms are an informal addition to communications and are not acceptable in all situations. However, it is a good idea to know some common acronyms.<br />
  4. 4. Common Acronyms<br />BRB-be right back<br />AFK- away from keyboard<br />BAK-back at keyboard<br />LOL-laughing out loud<br />ROFL-rolling on the floor laughing<br />IMHO-in my humble opinion<br />GMTA-great minds think alike<br />BTW-by the way<br />
  5. 5. Unacceptable Use of acronyms<br />A formal slide presentation<br />An email to your professor or potential employer<br />Resumes and legal documents<br />
  6. 6. Acceptable use of Acronyms<br />Informal emails <br />Text messages <br />Instant messages<br />Informal discussion boards<br />
  7. 7. Conclusion<br />We communicated through multiple e-mails<br />We met on Elluminate and by telephone conference call <br />Meeting times: Elluminate, 12:00 p.m. on 2/9/2011, and Conference call on 2/7/2011<br />Meetings attended by Virginia Texter, Jennifer Stearns and Deborah Childs<br />
  8. 8. For more information:<br />Web slang, lingo, and acronyms used in chat rooms, instant messages, and text messages<br />Top 50 Acronyms Parents Need to Know<br />
  9. 9. Works Cited<br />Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. (2011). Acronym. Retrieved February 9, 2011, from Merriam-Webster: http://www.merriam- webster.com/dictionary/acronym<br /><ul><li>Piskurich, G. M. (2004). Getting the Most from Online Learning. San Francisco: Pfeiffer.</li>

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