Question: part 1 select an email topic from the list provided...
Part 1: Select an email topic from the list provided below. Consider the necessity of the email topic and ideas to craft a worthwhile message to the sender using the three-step process outlined in Chapter 4. Other techniques for any message are in Ch. 5 and 6--with regard to writing and proofreading messages.
Use information also from Ch. 7 on writing e-mail messages (Bovee & Thill, 2018, pp. 186-190).
- Idea suggestion to a manager
- End-of-semester thank you to an instructor
- Assignment clarification request to an instructor
- Meeting request to a mentor
- Thank you to a peer that provided assistance
- Reminder to complete a task or project
- Process change to a team of employees
- Policy change to a team of employees
- Organizational announcement to a team of employees
- Request for an informational interview
- Thank you for an informational interview
These attached files are from our sister class (EN 306B), and they give the context and some background information on the situations/topics. You may use any of these for our message, if you'd like to do so: Refusing to Waive a Fee for Meg Winston.pdf
Options for a Negative Message.pdf
9.19 Tuition Reimbursement Program.pdf
Part 2: Develop a formal email, addressed to a fictitious individual, based on the email topic that you selected in Part 1. The email should include the following:
- To (Using a fictitious email address)
- Subject Line
- Salutation (Using fictitious recipient’s name)
- A minimum of three paragraphs with at least three complete sentences per paragraph
Evaluate your email for the use of authentic voice, correct grammar, correct spelling, complete paragraphs, a compelling subject line, an introduction that catches the reader’s attention and proper word usage. Note: You are not sending an email. You are creating a formal email and posting it in the discussion forum to share with the group. The email should be written in a Word document. Students can either copy and paste the email into their discussion post or take a screenshot of the email and paste the screenshot into their discussion post