What is best etiquette for my virtual event?

Posted: July 20, 2020 at 8:52 am, Last Updated: July 20, 2020 at 9:05 am

Good Videoconferencing Etiquette – remember that you are in a meeting; give participants your full attention as if you were in the same room.  Here are some key dos/don’ts:

The 8 Do’s of Video Conferencing Etiquette

Do be courteous to other participants

Do speak clearly

Do keep body movements minimal

Do move and gesture slowly and naturally

Do maintain eye contact by looking into the camera

Do dress appropriately

Do make the session animated

Do be yourself and have fun!

The 7 Don’ts of Video Conferencing Etiquette

Don’t make distracting sounds

Don’t shout

Don’t make distracting movements

Don’t interrupt other speakers

Don’t carry on side conversations

Don’t wear “noisy” jewelry

Don’t mute your video

Write to Rachel Kranz at rkranz@gmu.edu