ENGL 227 Week 1 ENGL 227 Week 1 DQ 1 What are some strategies we can use to analyze our audiences? At which stage in the writing process should we analyze the audience? What does it mean to use a “process-oriented approach” in writing? Why is this approach advantageous? Is it equally as important to write a professional email as it is say a memorandum or letter? Explain. What would a professional email look like?
ENGL 227 Week 3 ENGL 227 Week 3 DQ 1 Negative Messages Sometimes, people writing in a professional context must create negative messages, such as a letter of termination, a press release regarding a company error, a denial of a claim, or a poor performance review. When you write such a negative message, what are your objectives? What are some strategies you can use to write the negative message effectively? ENGL 227 Week
ENGL 227 Week 4 ENGL 227 Week 4 DQ 1 Diversity Issues in Professional Writing Valuing diversity is commonly regarded as a virtue in today's business world. Why is diversity an important value? What are some strategies we can use to reflect the value of diversity in our written work? (This Discussion supports TCO 8.)
ENGL 227 Week 5 ENGL 227 Week 5 DQ 1 Persuasive Messages As you know by this point in our studies, the best way to approach writing any type of business message is to use a three-step process that includes planning, writing, and revising. Explain which strategies in each of these three steps we can apply when writing persuasive messages in particular.
ENGL 227 Week 6 ENGL 227 Week 6 DQ 1 Planning Formal Reports One important part of planning a formal report is conducting research. What are some strategies business writers can use to conduct quality research? How else can we apply planning stage techniques and strategies to the planning of a formal report? ENGL 227 Week 6 DQ 2 For
ENGL 227 Week 7 ENGL 227 Week 7 DQ 1 Adapting Reports for an Audience In Chapter 14, review the reports shown in Figures 14.2 to 14.3 on pages 410-412. Give specific examples of how each of these reports establishes a good relationship with the audience.
ENGL 227 Week 8 Final Report In week 8, your assignment should contain the following: Be formatted as a formal report, following the guidelines for formal reports in the text (including the guidelines for headings and subheadings found on pages 435-448);