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Use "The First Email Message" article by Todd Campbell to answer the following three questions:
1. Who put the @ symbol in email addresses?
Why was it chosen?
Thomas Watson answered the first phone call. Who received the first email message?
2. List 3 advantages to using Bcc (Blind carbon copy) versus Carbon copy in email.
3. How does quoting help clarify a response in an email?
4. What symbol tells you the material is quoted?
5. What is an email sig line?
6. Write the first 4 commandments of email.
7. What are flames in email?
If you receive a flaming email, must you read it all or can you just delete it?
9. What is wrong with email spam?
10. What is a bounced email? Write two reasons why an email might bounce.
11. Different computers use different operating systems.
So you cannot easily run a Macintosh program in a PC,
12. You send an email to your friend about meeting to work on a school group project.
Watch How Email Works animation.
Extra: Is the electronic mail you send or receive at school, home or work private?
Watch: For Your Eyes Only? no email privacy rights
Done Already? =:O
Emoticons - It can be a challenge to communicate
via email. Our words do not always convey emotions well.
Email spam, spoof, phishing - Can you spot the baloney?
Offline: Create an email sig line for yourself.
Do the online Email crossword puzzle by Mrs. O.
Cyberinfrastructure - examines the convergence of three realities -- the spread of
"A lie gets halfway around the world, before the truth
has a chance to get its pants on." - Sir
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Save a tree - use a Digital Answer Format - Highlight the text. Copy it. Paste it in a word processing document. Save the document in your folder. Answer on the word processing document in a contrasting color (not yellow) or font (avoid Symbol, , or other ornate artistic fonts). Save frequently as you work. Enter your name and the date in a header. Submit the assignment via a class dropbox or an email attachment. Bad things happen. Save a copy of your document in your computer. Proof your responses. It is funny how speling errors and typeos sneak in to the bets work.
Tech Tip: Working in a group or in two different places like the library & home? You do not have to be physically together to work together. You do not have to take paper based notes at the library and digitalize them at home.