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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Writing Professional Email and Memos (Project-Centered Course) by University System of Georgia

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About the Course

Want your workplace writing to make a positive impression? At the end of this course, you will be a more confident writer, able to create higher quality professional documents more quickly. This course is at the introductory or beginner level and focuses on mastering the basics of email etiquette and communication. While this course will help learners become faster and more efficient writers by virtue of practice with common writing purposes, it does not cover marketing emails or job application materials. In this project-based learning course, you will work on a continuous project, the writing of a professional email/memo. At the end of the course, you will write a clear and concise email/memo. The final product will be individualized to your professional endeavors and follow the guidelines for one of the common types of emails/memos explained in the course: directives, progress reports, incident reports, response to inquiries, and meeting minutes. You will gain a wealth of skills. You will learn about appropriate email/memo formats, common ways to organize email/memo contents, common email/memo routing protocols, and expectations upon writers in professional environments. This course is designed to be beneficial to all levels of learners, whether you have never heard of an email/memo or write them every day. Everyone will learn something from this experience. In fact, different levels of learners are encouraged in this course so that we can all learn from each other. There will be thousands of learners working side-by-side on their projects, and the environment will be social, supportive, and constructive. By the end of this course, learners will be able to: - write clear and concise emails/memos relative to their professional endeavors - recognize five different types of emails/memos and their formats - analyze email/memo context for audience and tone - use basic grammar correctly in their email/memo writing Materials required: Learners in this course will need only a computer with strong enough Internet to play videos and hear sound. A word processing software is suggested, but not required. Time required: This course will require approximately 4 hours of work in the platform, including videos, reading, quizzes, and other activities. The course project will require approximately 6 hours of work, including the rough draft, draft peer review, final draft, and final peer review....

Top reviews

DM
Jul 9, 2017

Really a good course, learning lot of new things , thanks to the instructors.. both the instructors make me understand through videos by their simple and easy way of teaching. Thank you

RJ
Jan 15, 2021

It was very informative and practical. I got to know many new things, such as correct formatting, the difference between Memos and Emails, and many more...\n\nThank you so much.

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By Shaaz N

Mar 30, 2016

Wonderful Course very Handy for those who work with emails and memos . Easy to follow and the assignments are very practical for those who work and mange studying .

a Big Thank you to the Instructors

By Deepa M

Jul 10, 2017

Really a good course, learning lot of new things , thanks to the instructors.. both the instructors make me understand through videos by their simple and easy way of teaching. Thank you

By Dhanya P

May 10, 2016

This was a wonderful course and I feel that I am more confident now while drafting emails, preparing minutes and memos. Thank you so much Coursera.com

By Abdulrahman A

Mar 25, 2017

I enjoyed and learned some new basics crucial to our current most used way of communication! thanks.

By anujin

Dec 5, 2016

Thanks. I learned some important things and improved my knowledge of writing a letter and memo.

By Ajab K

Mar 12, 2021

It is the best Course for professional writing Improvement. Thanks for Offering such Course.

By Esther N N

Sep 5, 2017

I have learnt so much already just from the first module. Thank you for this great lecture.

By Ivette R

Feb 25, 2016

It was so useful to learn about emails/memos! Thank you so much for these course!

By Faheem A

Mar 17, 2016

Thank you so much for providing such informative courser, I learnt a lot.

By Shilpa W

Sep 7, 2020

it was a great learning experience.

By Ghayeth E

Sep 9, 2017

a very helpful and thorough course.

By Md. R I

Mar 1, 2016

Excellent and useful course.

By Azza A F

Sep 17, 2020

Excellent course thank you

By Mohammed A N

Aug 9, 2021

Highly resourceful

By Patricia M

Nov 25, 2020

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By krishna D K

Apr 23, 2021

Its useful for me

By shilpa d

Jun 4, 2017

excellent course

By RAJNANDINEE B

Jul 3, 2020

best course :)

By Fizza A

Jan 12, 2022

it was good

By mostafa s

Feb 23, 2018

very useful

By Jeanilyn G M

May 1, 2021

Thank you!

By andy t

Sep 27, 2016

THANK YOU!

By Pavan R

Jun 23, 2016

grt course

By Sneha M M

Nov 5, 2021

excellent

By Bassam A

Feb 8, 2018

its nice