Weekly Schedule of Work Due  

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Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 

Week 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week 13 Week 14 Week 15 Week 16 Week 17 

WEEK Reading Assignment Topic  Writing Assignment Due 

Jan. 9, 11

Chapters 1 and 2  Introduction to business writing Thursday: Course Contract due

Jan. 16, 18

Chapters 2 and  3 Analyzing writing situations; 
Memos & e-mail 
 
Tuesday: Memo to professor re. course goals 

Thursday: E-mail to professor re. course web site

Jan. 23, 25

Chapter 4 Policy/ Procedure documents Tuesday: GRACE analysis and Revision/Editing Project due

Jan. 30, Feb. 1

Chapter 10 Document design 
 

CONFERENCES ON THURSDAY (office)

Tuesday: Draft of GRACE analysis and Policy/ Procedure document 

Thursday: Conferences; Response memos on group members'  drafts due 

Feb. 6, 8

Chapters 5 and 6 Persuasion, delivering bad news, negotiation Tuesday: GRACE analysis and Policy/Procedure document due

Feb. 13, 15

Chapters 5 and 6 Persuasion, delivering bad news, negotiation 
 
 
Thursday: In-class work on assigned case

Feb. 20, 22 

 Feb. 23 is  mid-semester

Chapters 7, 8, and 9 Job search; Resumes, application letters, other employment writing Tuesday: GRACE analysis and document for case study due  

Thursday:  Self-assessment for employment unit

Feb. 27, Mar. 1

Chapters 7, 8, and 9 Resumes, application letters, other employment writing  

Thursday:  Draft of GRACE analysis and employment package due (job ad, application letter, resume, thank you letter) 

Mar. 6, 8

  CONFERENCES ON TUESDAY (in class) 
 
 
Tuesday: Conferences on emplyment package; Response memos on group members' drafts due 
 
 
10 
 
Mar. 13, 15 

Mar. 16 is last day to drop a class 

Chapter 11  Research methods; Brainstorm topics for group project  TuesdayGRACE analysis and Employment Package due (job ad, application letter, resume, thank you letter) 
 
 
11 

Mar 20, 22

Chapter 12 Proposals 
 
 
 
 

CONFERENCES THURSDAY (office)

By Monday morning: E-mail to professor re. topic for group project plus one research source due from each group member. 

Tuesday:  Get topic approved for group project 

Thursday: Proposal for group project due. Conference on Proposal 

12 

Mar. 27, 29

   Spring Break 
 
 
 
13 

Apr. 3, 5

Chapters 10 and  13 Formal reports 

Document design; Graphics

Thursday: Graphics exerecise (in class)
14 

Apr. 10, 12

Chapter 13 Progress reports  Tuesday: Write progress report (in class)
15 

Apr. 17, 19

Chapter 14 Reports; Presentations 
 

CONFERENCES ON TURSDAY (in class)

Tuesday:  Complete draft of group Report (minimum 6 pages, single-spaced) 

Thursday: Respond to one other group's draft.  Write revision plan (in class)

16 

Apr. 24, 26

Chapter 14 Groups present final projects to class Tuesday: Evaluate group presentations 

Thursday: Evaluate group presentations

17 

Finals Week

   
 
 
Group Project due 3pm, Monday April 30, in my mailbox (231 Stansbury)