Succeeding in an Online Course

Communicating Online

As you can guess, the most prevalent method of communicating online is through writing. Sure, you can always call your instructor or classmates and speak to them, but for the most part, you will communicate via email, Discussion Board postings, blogs and journals.

To communicate effectively, you should know the established conventions. Many are common sense, but because communicating with someone who can't be seen isn't natural to everybody, key points of the conventions will be described.

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