How to be effective at formal correspondence: A guide for researchers
What will you learn?
- How to communicate effectively through formal letters
- Understand the basics of writing different types of letters
- Tips to hone your written communication skills
Why should you enroll?
Developing and honing written communication skills can help you further your academic career. This course covers the basics of a diverse range of written communication, such as cover letters, job applications, enquiry letters, and so on. By following the simple and handy guidelines presented in this course, you can gain an edge in written correspondence.
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Objectives
Lecture 3: Types of letters
Lecture 4: Letters from job applicants
Lecture 5: Cover letter for job applicants
Lecture 6: Issues with language
Lecture 7: Content of a curriculum vitae
Lecture 8: Design of a curriculum vitae
Lecture 9: Enquiry letters
Lecture 10: Technical memoranda
Lecture 11: Rebuttal letters
Lecture 12: Communicating science through media and social media
Lecture 13: Summary