Tag Archives: Professional Writing

#PWP121 – Writing Online

    ‘Shareholders to Google: Don’t Be Evil, Stop Dodging Taxes‘ by citizens4taxjustice is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) license / Cropped from Original.  TUTOR: For our topic of online writing, we invite you … Continue reading

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#PWP121 – The Importance of Research in Professional Writing

‘Research – IMG_1367‘ by N i c o l a is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) licence. TUTOR: This week, please use this thread to discuss: how we find sources of good reliable information. … Continue reading

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PWP121 – A Letter to the Editor – Convincing Words – Language, Rhetoric and Persuasion

TUTOR: This week we ask you to write a letter to the editor of one of the state or nation newspapers on an issue of your choice. In your letter, use one or more of the rhetorical devices described in the … 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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