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Bulletin Boards, Listserves and Learning Management Software
Electronic bulletin boards, listserves and Learning Management Software are public forums for discussion and the exchange of information. There are specific guidelines and conventions that govern the posting of messages. Learning management websites include sites like CCNet and WebCT.
When information is posted to a UofT server, all policies of the university apply, including the Code of Student Conduct, the Code of Behaviour on Academic Matters, and policies relating to harassment and discrimination (see below).
Unacceptable Postings include
Inappropriate Postings include
Look for specific rules and regulations for the specific bulletin board or listserve.
Note: please see the section on E-mail Etiquette for guidelines on how to write messages for bulletin boards and Info serves. The same concepts apply. Keep in mind however, that on a bulletin board or listserve your messages are being sent to many people. Make sure your messages are appropriate for the whole audience.
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