Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Day 5- Writing a Reader Centered Memo

Today You Will Learn How To:
  • Establish common ground with the reader in your memos.
  • Achieve “you” orientation in your memos.
  • Emphasize positive in business writing by using positive language.
  • Understand the importance of choosing the right tone for your memos
Class Today:
  • Announcements
    • All journals are in the same document
    • General comments about memos
    • Plagiarism tutorial
  • Alone, read this memo. What do you think is wrong with it? Why? Share your thoughts in this shared google doc
  • Powerpoint
  • Modify this memo.

Next Class: Introduction to Avoiding Plagiarism, Summary writing

1. Plagiarism Tutorial: Introduction to Avoiding Plagiarism on Compass2g.
2. Revise your memos to be reader centered. Remember the final draft is due Saturday, June 27th by noon.
3. Read "Revision and Rhodes"

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