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Online Learning Starter Guide

Some Tips for Netiquette in an Online Class

What is Netiquette, Anyway?

Netiquette, abbreviation of Internet etiquette or network etiquette, guidelines for courteous communication in the online environment. It includes proper manners for sending e-mail, conversing online, and so on. Much like traditional etiquette, which provides rules of conduct in social situations, the purpose of netiquette is to help construct and maintain a pleasant, comfortable, and efficient environment for online communication, as well as to avoid placing strain on the system and generating conflict among users

- Source Encyclopedia Brittanica 

The Core Rules of Netiquette

Some Tips for E-Mail Netiquette

Some More DO's For Great Netiquette!

One great way to practice great Netiquette is to share valuable resources so others can benefit too! There are lot of great resources online. CPTC's GALILEO database and E-Book collection can help you find exactly what you need to help support your point!

If you need more help, Talk to A Librarian to find great resources and learn how to use your sources ethically. 


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