The purpose of this assignment is to implement communication strategies for delivering negative news.
Select one of the following scenarios:
- You are a student that recently failed a high stakes assignment due to a misunderstanding. You are disputing the grade you received on the assessment and you have decided to email your professor. Draft a professional email to your instructor.
Write a 100-250 word email responding to the scenario. Your email should have a subject or title line that is consistent with the content of the message. Incorporate the conventions related to delivering negative news by including the following elements:
- Buffer statement
- Reasons for the situation or decision
- Negative news
- Suitable or desired resolution
- Respectful closing
While APA style is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and documentation of sources should be presented using APA formatting guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Course Materials if you need assistance.