First, we are supposed to ask questions when we do not know. But, it can be hard to ask a question around our peers. It follows, group we address are a peer part of the education process. Easier online. Since, virtually there. So, discussion forum participation in class helps. Given, good netiquette to learn in school. Do post in forums. So, we engage our class.
Discussion Netiquette Class
Next, we acknowledge we do not know something by asking. However, many may have the same question. And so, participation is key to the online learning process. Given, the professor is not present. Then, peer review.
It follows, some students have had the same questions as us. After, found solutions to problems. As a result, recognize our questions. Now, we can engage them for a solution. In addition, their question and answer may still be posted in the forum.
Furthermore, non verbal communication, body language and facial expressions give teacher feedback in physical classrooms. These are not present or muted by the internet. Blessing to us who may be uncomfortable. Most cannot see the signs. In any event, lots of people willing to help in an online course that would not in reality.
Online discussions provide forums for students to teach each other through class participation. Each one teach one is a common motto that works well in this environment. When a student knows something they can answer questions for other students in discussions.
Then, classmate may understand the question better than a professor. Often, professors moderate. In addition, regulate the forum at any time for corrective reasons. Thus, including best practices for industry standards.
A right answer is an illusive concept. We all ask questions in different ways. On top of that, our computer may require a different process of doing something than someone else. More than just the difference between Mac and Windows. But, version. Also, software.
Discussion Forum Netiquette
Participate in discussions because everyone learns.