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Unformatted text preview: Week 1 Introductions / Create Home Page Before Class: Get text books!! Read BC (Bus. Comm) Chs. 2, & 3, and Hacker (Pocket Style Manual) sections 1 8b Monday 1/14/08 Familiarize yourself with our Blackboard (BB) course shell, the course syllabus, detailed course calendar and Additional Course Info. for Online Students all are located in the Course Information file on BB. Create homepage (see Other Assignments BB) Review textbooks and course syllabus and take the Syllabus Quiz (go to Quizzes link in BB) Syllabus Quiz opens at 6:00 a.m. must be completed before 9:00 p.m. on Friday Wednesday 1/16/08 Complete and post Personal Introduction /Homepage before 6:00 a.m. Thursday Review homepages choose potential teammates and send list of 4 or 5 names to me via email (through BB Communications link email Instructor) before 9:00 p.m. on 1/18/08 (Friday). I will create group spaces by Monday afternoon. Review Presentations assignment (see Other Assignments on BB) and sign up for one presentation team. To sign up for a presentation, go to the Class Discussion Board (click on Discussion Board from our BlackBoard homepage), the click on Presentations. Click on the topic of your choice and then click on the reply button. In the message box, simply express your interest in working on that topic. Each team will be limited to no more than 4 students. If a topic is full, you will need to choose a different one. Choose your Presentation topic before 9:00 p.m. on Friday. Reminders and Homework The Syllabus Quiz will close at 9:00 p.m. Friday Friday 1/18/08 Reminders and Homework Before 9:00 p.m. tonight , send instructor an email with the names of 4 or 5 classmates with whom youd like to work The Syllabus Quiz will close at 9:00 p.m. tonight Review assignment 1 criteria Go over how to post drafts to your group space - see How Do I . . .? link If needed, review how to save drafts as .rtf files - see How Do I . . .? link Contact Presentation team members and begin working on documents Read BC Chapters 2, 3, & 6, and Hacker sections 1 8b for next week Wk 2 Good News Weeks 2, 3, 4 Business Correspondence Monday 1/21/08 Quiz 1 covering BC chapters 2, 3, 6 and H sections 1- 8b opens at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, 1/21/08, and closes on Friday, 1/25/08 Familiarize yourself with your team BB space (to access your team space, click on Communication, then Group Spaces; your team will be there) Exchange contact information and get to know your new teammates Review formatting guidelines for letters, memos, and emails in How Do I . . . ? file Review Assignment 1 and Good News /Neutral Message scenario choices Before drafting, review organization / 3-part principle charts for Good News /Neutral messages (click on Assignment 1 link a link to the charts will be there) Begin drafting Good News /Neutral Msg.Begin drafting Good News /Neutral Msg....
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- Spring '08