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The Online Student’s Guide to Netiquette

Etiquette is a set of expectations for social behavior in a society. This manifests itself in a wide range of ways in daily life, from the use of basic manners to how we show respect for others. Following this code of conduct isn’t just important for your real-world interactions, however. In your online courses, you’ll need to embrace the digital version of these rules, often called “netiquette.”

Online etiquette isn’t that much different than the face-to-face version, but there are a few things you need to keep in mind as you participate in discussion boards and send emails. Here, you’ll learn the rules you’ll need to follow to stay polite and professional in your online courses.

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