Set clear incivility and netiquette guidelines in your syllabus

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Set clear civility and netiquette guidelines in your syllabus

Setting policies addressing course conduct, including them in your syllabus, and reviewing the policies with your students as part of your online orientation are key to establishing expectations for civility. Be sure to check with your institution about any required language you may need to include.

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Netiquette guidelines address communication behaviors that are particular to an online environment. Include these basic guidelines in your syllabus to set the tone for online participation expectations.

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