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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Writing High Impact E-mail" Workshop

WHO FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for managers and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT "Writing High Impact E-mail" half-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Professional Writing Series. The course teaches participants how to structure e-mail for greater reader understanding and compliance. The course will explore the pitfalls of incomprehensible messages with grammar mistakes, misuse of business e-mail, improper use that can send users to court or jail, and the importance of following the rules of "Netiquette" on the Internet. Jim Jacoby is instructor for the course.

WHEN 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, June 6

WHERE Student Union 213

WHY To learn:
 Underlying logic of punctuation and sentence structure
 Differentiate between active and passive voice; construct clear, focused, complete sentences
 Use computer's grammar checker to spot mistakes
 Identify errors that computers often miss

COST $69

CONTACT Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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