Active Listening On Online Environment Essay

1862 Words Nov 2nd, 2016 8 Pages
Introduction
My chosen topic is Active “listening” in online environment. The reason I chose this topic is because it’s important while I’m taking online classes. I have a lot of experience when it comes to dealing with listening in an online environment; both good and bad. However, I want to gain more knowledge and better ways to actively listen in an online environment. Active listening in an online environment is a lot different than active listening in person or in a classroom setting. Reading, engaging, concentrating and organizing is active listening in an online environment. It has a lot to do with following the Netiquette policy of a school as well. Also, active listening in an online environment can determine your success in an online class.
I have a lot of experience when it comes to actively listening in an online environment. Through my experience taking online classes can be a little difficult and confusing when it’s your first time. Therefore, it will take time to get in the swing of learning how to navigate blackboard, the importance of discussion board, working in groups online and turning in assignments on time. Active listening in an online environment is a lot different than when you’re in a classroom setting. Online listening is reading, engaging and organizing. Reading everything, organizing, discussion board participation and asking questions shows that you are an active online listener. Following a school or university Netiquette policy is an…

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