Reading 1: Etiquette
I think this should become core curriculum for elementary school students, who should review the information with their parents, who must sign off on the assignment. There are too many inconsiderate or uneducated animals online currently.
If the internet continues to dominate our existence, we need to start training earlier, while retroactively training those already online concerning proper boundaries and etiquette.
I enjoyed the thought that goes beyond “no one knows that you are a dog”–>Although those on the receiving end may not know your identity, anything that you do becomes part of the internet, and can return to blackmail you.
I also appreciated the email parameters for professional use, because there was never curriculum or set guidelines since I jumped into the email scene. Now Purdue needs to structure a “social networking” list of ‘do’s and don’ts’ because my grandmother and little brothers both deserve direction on the acceptable use of quizzes and updates of status.