Netiquette & Copyrights

  • Netiquette of the eTwinning Chance Group

    • When writing your message, please use the same courtesy that would show when speaking face-to-face with someone.
    • Insults, personal attacks, irony and inappropriate language will not be tolerated. Even if you don't agree with other opinions, do not flame!
    • Treat others as you would like to be treated and be patient and helpful.
    • Follow-up and respond in the discussions you have started taking part in the forums and posts!
    • Don't be afraid to post! Don't be shy.
    • Respect Privacy and Original Ideas.
    • Share Your ExpertiseIf someone asks a question, and you have an answer, please take the time to provide that information.
    • Andministrators and Moderators reserve the right to monitor the content and remove any objectionable material at any time

    .Netiquette in an online classroom | by Shawn D'Souza | Medium

    Rules for shared documents: Everyone with the link has the ability to provide input on the document, so you must respect some rules:

    1) Communicate with your group using kind comments next to the slides. 

    2) Respect other people's work. Don't erase without permission.

    3) Write your name on your slides and comments, so that your group can ask you questions or give you feedback.

    4) Do equal work. Encourage people in your group to help.


    Copyrights in the eTwinning Chance Group

    Copyright is a form of protection given to the authors or creators of original works of authorship, including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic and other intellectual works.

    As the creator of your work, you should have the right to control what people can and cannot do with your work. 

    Anyone who exploits any of the exclusive rights of copyright without the copyright owner's permission commits copyright infringement.

    Creative Commons licenses allow you to authorize a more free usage of your work and choose the protection that best suits your needs.

    The "Fair Use" allows limited copying of copyrighted works for non-profit educational and research purposes.

    When you use images, videos or music, make sure you have the permission to. Ensure that the correct attribution is visible.