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Colton

E-Mail
Electronic Mail
One of the most frequently used applications on the Internet today is e-mail. When you sign up for internet access through your ISP, employer school you are assigned a user name that identifies you as the indi!idual at that organi"ation #ho holds the e-mail account. $our school e-mail address is% steeleco&ds'n.elearningontario.ca $our personal e-mail address is% Colton.Steele()&gmail.com colton()&hotmail.com Select one of the a'o!e and fill in the 'lan*s 'elo#% $our user name is Colton.Steele() & separates the user name from the host name to allo# for multiple address at the same host. $our hosts name is gmail.com Advantages of using e-mail are: Emails are easy to use. $ou can organi"e your daily correspondence, send and recei!e electronic messages and sa!e them on computers. Emails are fast. +hey are deli!ered at once around the #orld. +he language used in emails is simple and informal. When you reply to an email you can attach the original message so that #hen you ans#er the recipient *no#s #hat you are tal*ing a'out. Emails do not use paper. Emails can also ha!e pictures in them.

Concerns regarding the use of e-mail: Email can 'e dangerous, Computer !iruses are most commonly deli!ered through email 'ecause there is no certification mechanism for email senders. Email is to open so other people could get it.

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When #e con!erse, #e e-pect other people to o'ser!e certain rules of 'eha!ior. +he same is true for e-mail, the most popular form of online communication. .ere are a fe# pointers to help you communicate more effecti!ely. In the space provided, explain why each etiquette tip should be followed. ). Clearly summari"e your message in the su'/ect line. So they *no# #hat the message is a'out. 0. 1o not use the CC 2Car'on Copy3 function to copy your message to e!eryone. So other people don4t get a message that doesn4t ma*e sense. (. 5se the 6CC 26lind Car'on Copy3 So only one person thin*s that you sent a message to the one person 'ut you sent the message to 0 people. 7. 8eep your message short and focused. 8eep the message short so you don4t go off on a rant. 9. :!oid using all C:PI+:; ;E++E<S=== It not li*e you are screaming >. 1on4t #rite anything you #ouldn4t say in pu'lic. It4s more pri!ate ?. 5se emoticons smiley4s to ensure that your message is properly understood. +o e-press yourself @. :!oid sending e-mail to large num'ers of people unless you ha!e a legitimate reason to do it. $ou don4t *eep sending an, message to a group. A. :!oid nasty e-mail. Emails can 'e trac*ed and it #as al#ays 'e on the internet

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10. Include your name at the 'ottom of the message Include name so they *no# ho# sent the message.