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Unformatted text preview: Icoordinateandteach2differentcourses,sotohelpmehelpyoubetter,please observethefollowingbasicemailetiquette. FIRST:Regardingbasiccourseinformation,alwayscheckthecoursewebpage carefully,sinceyouwillnormallygetmuchquickeranswersthanwaitingforan emailfrommethatsimplydirectsyoutothesamewebpage. 1) Haveameaningfulsubjectline.Forexample:"Urgent!Imissedmy exam!" 2) Alwaysincludeyourname(FIRSTandLAST),classtime,andyour instructor'sname. 3) Beconciseandgettothepoint.Givemeabriefdescriptionofyour situationandtellmewhatyouwantmetodoforyou. 4) Anappropriatesalutation.Thinkofanemailsalutationasahandshake. Whenindoubt,justuseyourintendedrecipient'snameandtitle. 5) Alwaysusepropergrammarandspelling.Giventoday'sautomatedtools, thereisnoexcuseformisspellingsandbadgrammar.Youshouldreread everymessagebeforehitting"send"andalwaysusespellcheck functionality. 6) Idonotgivemathematicshelpthroughemail,sincethereareover1000 studentsinthecoursesIcoordinateandteach. ...
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