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Assignment: Subscribe to an Educational Listserv

1. Find an educational listserv that is of interest to you and subscribe to it. When you subscribe, you will receive a confirmation email. Save this information since it likely has the instructions for posting a message and for unsubscribing from the listserv if you ever need to. Alternatively, you may find an online discussion forum of interest and register for the forum.

2. Post a message to the listserv or discussion forum. Your message may be a letter of introduction, a question, or a reply to someone else's message. Print or keep a copy of your posted message.

3. Answer the following questions:

a) What are the potential advantages and disadvantages to using a listserv?

 

 

 

 

 

 

b) What are the potential advantages and disadvantages to using an online discussion forum?

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. What are the advantages to subscribing to an e-mail newsletter?

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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