Unformatted text preview: I get a lot of emails from students every day. So, to help me help you better, please observe the following basic email etiquette. 1. Have a meaningful subject line. For example: "Urgent! I missed my exam!" Having a meaningful subject line will ensure that your email gets my attention appropriately. 2. An appropriate salutation. Think of an email salutation as a handshake. When in doubt, just use your intended recipient's name and title. 3. Your email should always include your name (FIRST and LAST), class time, and your instructor's name. 4. Be concise and get to the point. Give me a brief description of your situation and tell me what you need me to do for you. If I need further information from you, I will let you know. 5. Always use proper grammar and spelling. Given today's automated tools, there is no excuse for misspellings and bad grammar. You should reread every message before hitting "send" and always use spell check functionality. 6. If you are asking for help on homework, briefly describe what you have done. I will give you homework help ONLY if I can see that you have made a genuine attempt. ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course MA 23100 taught by Professor Josephchen during the Fall '11 term at Purdue.
- Fall '11