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Assignment # 1  Digital Document/Audience and Style – Chapter 4 Assign One 4.7 p

Assignment # 1  Digital Document/Audience and Style – Chapter 4
Assign One 4.7 page 153.pdf    – Here’s the text for the assignment -it is also in our files on Canvas
This assignment is found in your textbook, in the Activities section of Chapter 4. Please refer to the bottom of page 153, Task 4.7. ” Improving a Negative, Discourteous, and Unprofessional Message”
Read the assignment carefully. You will be doing this assignment on your own, rather than as a member of a team.
Please complete the following tasks:
Read the e-mail message contained in 4.7 carefully (this is located on p. 153, bottom left column).
Pre-writing: Who is the audience? What is their likely response to this message? What are their needs?
Pre-writing: Identify the writer’s purpose–what is she trying to accomplish?
Pre-writing: Make a list of the problems presented by the writer’s style, tone and lack of audience awareness. These problems produce a huge obstacle to achieving the purpose of the e-mail.
Re-write the email message, so that the new version reflects a more audience-centered, courteous and professional approach, while still achieving its important purpose. You should make use of the many techniques discussed in Ch. 4 to enhance the appeal of the message to its primary audience, including ReaderBenefits!
On a separate sheet, please identify the techniques you applied to connect better to the audience and make the message more appealing and successful. Describe how/where you applied those techniques.
Submit your assignment in hard copy. Please limit your assignment to one page!
**You have been assigned readings from Ch. 4 that will help you complete this assignment with success. You are responsible for reviewing those pages, and your notes from class, as you prepare for this assignment. Failure to do so will affect your outcome on this assignment!
This assignment is due at the beginning of class on ………… It will be considered late if not submitted on this date at the beginning of class. Again, you are submitting a hard copy (PAPER) of the assignment.

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Other : Business Communication

Assignment # 1  Digital Document/Audience and Style – Chapter 4 Assign One 4.7 p

Assignment # 1  Digital Document/Audience and Style – Chapter 4
Assign One 4.7 page 153.pdf    – Here’s the text for the assignment -it is also in our files on Canvas
This assignment is found in your textbook, in the Activities section of Chapter 4. Please refer to the bottom of page 153, Task 4.7. ” Improving a Negative, Discourteous, and Unprofessional Message”
Read the assignment carefully. You will be doing this assignment on your own, rather than as a member of a team.
Please complete the following tasks:
Read the e-mail message contained in 4.7 carefully (this is located on p. 153, bottom left column).
Pre-writing: Who is the audience? What is their likely response to this message? What are their needs?
Pre-writing: Identify the writer’s purpose–what is she trying to accomplish?
Pre-writing: Make a list of the problems presented by the writer’s style, tone and lack of audience awareness. These problems produce a huge obstacle to achieving the purpose of the e-mail.
Re-write the email message, so that the new version reflects a more audience-centered, courteous and professional approach, while still achieving its important purpose. You should make use of the many techniques discussed in Ch. 4 to enhance the appeal of the message to its primary audience, including ReaderBenefits!
On a separate sheet, please identify the techniques you applied to connect better to the audience and make the message more appealing and successful. Describe how/where you applied those techniques.
Submit your assignment in hard copy. Please limit your assignment to one page!
**You have been assigned readings from Ch. 4 that will help you complete this assignment with success. You are responsible for reviewing those pages, and your notes from class, as you prepare for this assignment. Failure to do so will affect your outcome on this assignment!
This assignment is due at the beginning of class on ………… It will be considered late if not submitted on this date at the beginning of class. Again, you are submitting a hard copy (PAPER) of the assignment.