Communications

For this assignment, you are going to compose two emails, aimed at different aud

For this assignment, you are going to compose two emails, aimed at different audiences with slightly different purposes. Therefore, while they share the characteristics of business correspondence (formal salutations, closings, and correct positions), the tone and content may differ. Draw on our discussions in class about effective email composition and consult the relevant readings as …

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One of the consequences of conglomeration within the mass media industry is that

One of the consequences of conglomeration within the mass media industry is that once a winning model/approach/style has emerged other corporations will attempt to copy that model/approach/style in order to replicate the success of the original. This can happen with products (ex: iconic musicians), platforms (ex: streaming services), and pipes (ex: offering cable + internet …

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Emerson writes, “The purpose of books is to inspire.” Please read Chapters 1 and

Emerson writes, “The purpose of books is to inspire.” Please read Chapters 1 and 2. Post a reflection about what you learned. Include your reaction to the material. All books should inspire, even if in the opposite direction intended. For instance offensive books could make you more motivated to rid the world of offensive material. …

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I’d really love it if everyone actually watched Professor Cuddy’s TED talk, link

I’d really love it if everyone actually watched Professor Cuddy’s TED talk, link below. However, the only requirement is to look up a definition of extemporaneous speaking and then write a paragraph about why and how it is important to learn how to speak extemporaneously. In your discussion, you may respond to the extemporaneous requirement, but …

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Write at least four sentences each responding to the two prompts below. Then, in

Write at least four sentences each responding to the two prompts below. Then, in a new paragraph, raise a question or two to catalyze discussion or clarify a point you didn’t fully understand: Ch. 1 Black spends significant space comparing criticism to science. In what ways are science and criticism different from each other? How …

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Write at least four sentences each responding to the two prompts below. Then, in

Write at least four sentences each responding to the two prompts below. Then, in a new paragraph, raise a question or two to catalyze discussion or clarify a point you didn’t fully understand: Ch. 1 Black spends significant space comparing criticism to science. In what ways are science and criticism different from each other? How …

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Throughout the semester, students will prepare a brief reflection, speculation,

Throughout the semester, students will prepare a brief reflection, speculation, comment, or question concerning an aspect of the reading(s) assigned for the class/week. Ideally two or three paragraphs, these reflections are to be no more than one typed page (1.5 spaced) due via the eLC before class. Reflections will be scored based on: engagement with …

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