We’re going to use these guidelines and what we have
learned so far to write some emails, the now-mostcommon form of professional communication.
On the next slide is a scenario; I want you, in pairs, to
write emails to the three parties mentioned.
Let’s say we were going to research parking on the Oxford
Miami campus. I want you to write emails to:
1. Parking services, asking for all the information you believe
2. President Hodge, asking for a statement.
3. A mass email to students, asking for their input.
Remember that you have specific audiences; you should write to address those audiences.
I want you to spend our remaining time today writing
emails to anyone who you think can assist you with
your research report.
Remember to be polite, but to follow all the
For next class
Read Anderson, Chapter 6
We will talk about citation formats and how to cite things
correctly in your reports next class.
Please find out what format is used in your area of study (if
you don’t know already). Note: it’s probably APA.