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EdTech: Netiquette


Netiquette is short for internet etiquette. A code of behaviour for communications on the web. It arose in the early years of the internet to address the difficulties fast emerging in online communications, from frustration and misunderstanding at one end of the spectrum, to unpleasantness and sheer malice at the other.


The module shows you what netiquette is and why it is important for wellbeing.


After completing this module, you will be able to:
- Adopt and tailor netiquette
- Share and improve netiquette for use by learners and colleagues.

Digital Teaching Professional Framework

This module covers the EdTech component - G3 : Well-being: practitioner and learner

  • Avoid health risks and threats to physical and psychological well-being while using digital technologies.
  • Protect from possible dangers in digital environments (e.g. cyberbullying).
  • Be aware of digital technologies for social well-being and social inclusion.
  • Be aware of the environmental impact of digital technologies and their use.
  • Monitor learner behaviour in digital environments in order to safeguard their well-being.
  • React immediately and effectively when learners' well-being is threatened in digital environments (e.g. cyberbullying).
More about the Digital Teaching Professional Framework

Taking note of your feedback
We greatly appreciate the time taken to provide us with feedback on each module. We regularly review all the feedback provided and use it to inform the development of new modules. Subject to funds being available and other constraints, we will amend existing modules where feedback shows this is required.
21st March 2020
Matthew Gordon

Our Response: Thank you, your feedback is important.
20th March 2020
dawn goodman

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