Enc 3250 professional writing midterm reflection

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  • 1. MIDTERMREFLECTIONPROFFESIOANL WRITING 2014BY: Heather Lake
  • 2. What I HaveLearned
  • 3. Importance of 5 C’s• Who your writing for , your audience, makes a worldof difference (ex. Professor, business, co worker)• Proofreading can save you from irreversiblemistakes (like sending the wrong email to yourboss)• Research makes your writing stronger
  • 4. Mediums for EveryCorrespondence• emails for shorter exchanges of information withclients, co-workers, or customers• Memos for internal communication• Letters for formal communication• Instant messages for quick real time updates andquestions• Face-to-face for initial meetings to ensure long termrelationships
  • 5. Assignments ThatHelped Me
  • 6. Analysis Assignment 1• After doing this assignment Ilearned what the analysisassignments should look like• Helped me learn what block stylelooks like• Your comments gave me thedirection to improve all futureassignments
  • 7. Complaint Letter• How to write an introduction for professional letter• Less is more; unlike school essays you only useimportant concise information• How to use concepts from the textbook (likegoodwill, how bullets help, and closing with actionrequest)
  • 8. Analysis Assignment 3• Exemplifies the many things that can go wrongif design principles are not followed• How these principles really affect the reader• Concepts such as text length, color scheme,font size
  • 9. Why Is This InformationImportant
  • 10. Why learn This?• These principles help writing for future business classes• The 5 C’s can be applied to all writing• Help writing everyday formal letters, such as complaintletters, fundraising letters, communication withprofessors, or bosses• Creating projects for classes that require design andlayout principles
  • 11. How Will I Use ThisIn the Future
  • 12. Job Market• Creating cover letters and resumes• How to communicate with• perspective jobs• What different mediums say about you as a worker• Writing memos in the office• Different communication ( co-workers, clients, andCEOs)• Dealing with creating presentations and websites
  • 13. Education• Contacting professors• Appling to programs andevents• More advanced papers• Communicating with peers• Better layout and design forprojects
  • 14. Social life• Fundraising letters and correspondence• Contacting volunteer coordinators• Working on projects in clubs and organizations• Appling to study abroad programs
  • 15. What's Ahead?• I will continue to learn and grow with eachassignment• I want to improve my proofreading skills• As well as take more time to plan and organizeassignment• And will continue to enjoy• this class!
  • 16. Work CitedTEXTBOOK:Alred, Gerald J., Charles T. Brusaw, and Walter E. Oliu. The Business Writer'sHandbook. Seventh ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012. Print.IMAGES:https://www.drew.edu/undergraduate/what-you-learn/writinghttp://youthvoices.net/discussion/education-equality-1http://career-intelligence.com/cracking-hidden-job-market/http://www.theproductivityexperts.com/do-you-have-a-clear-paper-flow/http://buildyourenglishladder.com/2014/07/04/writing-an-english-cover-letter/http://www.alliesout.org/act-now/volunteering-opportunities/https://classroom.peoriaud.k12.az.us/sites/BChilds/Classroom%20Images/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=1
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    A midterm reflection on what we have learned so far in Professional Writing at Florida Gulf Coast University Fall 2014.
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    • 1. MIDTERMREFLECTIONPROFFESIOANL WRITING 2014BY: Heather Lake
  • 2. What I HaveLearned
  • 3. Importance of 5 C’s• Who your writing for , your audience, makes a worldof difference (ex. Professor, business, co worker)• Proofreading can save you from irreversiblemistakes (like sending the wrong email to yourboss)• Research makes your writing stronger
  • 4. Mediums for EveryCorrespondence• emails for shorter exchanges of information withclients, co-workers, or customers• Memos for internal communication• Letters for formal communication• Instant messages for quick real time updates andquestions• Face-to-face for initial meetings to ensure long termrelationships
  • 5. Assignments ThatHelped Me
  • 6. Analysis Assignment 1• After doing this assignment Ilearned what the analysisassignments should look like• Helped me learn what block stylelooks like• Your comments gave me thedirection to improve all futureassignments
  • 7. Complaint Letter• How to write an introduction for professional letter• Less is more; unlike school essays you only useimportant concise information• How to use concepts from the textbook (likegoodwill, how bullets help, and closing with actionrequest)
  • 8. Analysis Assignment 3• Exemplifies the many things that can go wrongif design principles are not followed• How these principles really affect the reader• Concepts such as text length, color scheme,font size
  • 9. Why Is This InformationImportant
  • 10. Why learn This?• These principles help writing for future business classes• The 5 C’s can be applied to all writing• Help writing everyday formal letters, such as complaintletters, fundraising letters, communication withprofessors, or bosses• Creating projects for classes that require design andlayout principles
  • 11. How Will I Use ThisIn the Future
  • 12. Job Market• Creating cover letters and resumes• How to communicate with• perspective jobs• What different mediums say about you as a worker• Writing memos in the office• Different communication ( co-workers, clients, andCEOs)• Dealing with creating presentations and websites
  • 13. Education• Contacting professors• Appling to programs andevents• More advanced papers• Communicating with peers• Better layout and design forprojects
  • 14. Social life• Fundraising letters and correspondence• Contacting volunteer coordinators• Working on projects in clubs and organizations• Appling to study abroad programs
  • 15. What's Ahead?• I will continue to learn and grow with eachassignment• I want to improve my proofreading skills• As well as take more time to plan and organizeassignment• And will continue to enjoy• this class!
  • 16. Work CitedTEXTBOOK:Alred, Gerald J., Charles T. Brusaw, and Walter E. Oliu. The Business Writer'sHandbook. Seventh ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martins, 2012. Print.IMAGES:https://www.drew.edu/undergraduate/what-you-learn/writinghttp://youthvoices.net/discussion/education-equality-1http://career-intelligence.com/cracking-hidden-job-market/http://www.theproductivityexperts.com/do-you-have-a-clear-paper-flow/http://buildyourenglishladder.com/2014/07/04/writing-an-english-cover-letter/http://www.alliesout.org/act-now/volunteering-opportunities/https://classroom.peoriaud.k12.az.us/sites/BChilds/Classroom%20Images/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=1
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