University System of Georgia
Writing Professional Email and Memos (Project-Centered Course)
University System of Georgia

Writing Professional Email and Memos (Project-Centered Course)

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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Tamara Michele Powell
Tiffani Kristine Reardon

Instructors: Tamara Michele Powell

4.3

(423 reviews)

20 hours to complete
3 weeks at 6 hours a week
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There are 5 modules in this course

Welcome to the course! We are excited to get to know you and start working with you to achieve your writing goals. In this module you will learn about the history of memos and emails and be introduced to the final project options and rubric.

What's included

2 videos14 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

In this module you will learn about five different types of emails/memos and their formats. You will also practice evaluating bad emails/memos to get acquainted with the course rubric, and you will see examples of good emails/memos.

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7 videos9 readings2 quizzes2 discussion prompts

This module will introduce the technical aspects of memo/email writing: grammar, audience, tone, formality, grammar, and clarity.

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2 videos19 readings2 quizzes2 peer reviews1 discussion prompt

In this module we will look at some case studies in memo writing.

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4 readings5 peer reviews

In this module you will turn in your final memo and conduct a peer review. It was great working and learning with you!

What's included

1 video1 reading1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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4.5 (83 ratings)
Tamara Michele Powell
University System of Georgia
1 Course111,546 learners
Tiffani Kristine Reardon
University System of Georgia
1 Course111,546 learners

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