Netiquette Guide

Netiquette Guide

TEAMWORK & WORKING WITH OTHERS ONLINE

GET INVOLVED

Often you will be asked by your lecturer to work with others online. You will gain important skills which will assist you when you get out into the workforce. Don't just sit back and let others do the work, get involved!

JOIN IN THE DISCUSSION

In the online environment it's not enough to read the discussion of others. Join in the discussion, make your presence known, and especially your comments to add to the information, the shared learning, and the sense of community in each class.

SEND FRIENDLY REMINDERS

Often when working in a small team in an online project you will have certain tasks and responsibilities. Sometimes other things can keep you busy. 

If you are expecting something from a team mate that hasn't appeared, chase them up with friendly reminders

INCLUDE EVERYONE

Try to include all students in the discussion, some may be less experienced with technology, be exchange students or those whose first language isn't English.

ASK QUESTIONS

Asking a question helps the author clarify what they are trying to say, it also builds on knowledge.

LISTEN

Listen to others and incorporate everyone's ideas in the completion of set tasks.

 

Last reviewed: 6 November, 2014

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