Monthly Archives: June 2014

#PWP121 – Rhetoric, persuasive writing, communication

                By Marion S. Trikosko [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons TUTOR’S REQUEST: This week we invite you to share your thoughts about: Martin Luther King Jr’s. use of rhetoric Examples of communication that … Continue reading

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PWP121 – Topic 3 – Audience, Purpose and Content.

TUTOR: Please consider your role as the reader of all sorts of written communication, and share with our group your experiences of: forms of communication that attract your attention; forms of communication that persuade you to act or to form … Continue reading

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Week 2 – A media release announcing the opening of a new community centre

Imagine you work for your local council, and you have been asked to prepare a media release announcing the opening of a new community centre. Write the media release for this event following the guidelines laid out in Deverell or … Continue reading

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Week 2: Writing in the Workplace – Contexts and Conventions

On the Discussion Board this week, we ask you to post your media release (see separate thread for this within this discussion board forum), and also to share your knowledge and ideas about: workplaces that employ Professional Writers (under any … Continue reading

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PWP121 – WEEK ONE… a little nervousness…

I am now studying PWP121, which is a unit titled ‘Writing, Rhetoric and Persuasion’. I am feeling a little out of my comfort zone, as, while I’m mostly comfortable writing, I now feel that I am going to be assessed … Continue reading

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