This chapter discusses e-mail as one of the developments of the early Internet. Reflect on your use of e-mail and answer the following questions.
1) When do you use e-mail?
2) Has it changed your phone/interpersonal communication habits?
3) When do you feel obligated to respond to someone? When is it a burden? A convenience?
4) What can you say over e-mail that you wouldn’t say in person? Where’s the dividing line?
5) What sort of email etiquette are you aware of, especially when addressing your instructors?