OWL E-mail Etiquette - Email Etiquette for Students Why is...

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Email Etiquette for Students
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Why is Email Etiquette Important? We interact more and more with the written word all the time With large, impersonal lectures it becomes harder to discuss questions or problems with teachers Without immediate feedback from the reader, it’s easy to be misunderstood
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Elements of Email Etiquette Basics Tone Attachments Complaints Good topics for email Bad topics for email
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The Basics When mailing a teacher, ALWAYS include your full name, class period or division Include your class and what the email is specifically regarding in the subject Example Janie Daniels, MWF 8:30-9:20 a.m. Division 0006 Subject: CPT 141: Project 3 Proposal
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Think twice about whether or not the content of your email is appropriate for virtual correspondence - once you hit Send, anyone might be able to read it Try to keep the email brief (one screen length) Respond to emails within the same time span you would a phone call
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2011 for the course ENGR 131 taught by Professor Purzer during the Fall '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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