Forms of Communication: Letters, Memos, Papers, etc.
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- Typical Business Letter
Proper address form (from the U.S. Post Office)
- Office Memorandum
- A Basic Resume*
- Cover Letter to Go With Resume*
- Thank-You Note After Interview*
- Meeting Agenda
- Meeting Minutes
*The resume, cover letter, and thank you note are adopted from those listed on Capital's Career and Placement Center's home-page. Users can find a great deal of useful advice on the writing of resumes, etc. at that site.
- Research Paper, MLA-style
The research paper, which uses the parenthetical documentation method recommended by the Modern Language Association, is the same document discussed at length in the section on The Argumentative Essay. "Cry, Wolf" was written by Ella Berven of Roane Community College in Tennessee in December of 1995; it is used in the Guide to Grammar and Writing with the permission of her instructor. You are referred, also, to Capital's MLA-style Guide to Writing Research Papers (mla-style).
- Research Paper, APA-style
This research paper, "A Review of Conduct Disorder," uses the parenthetical documentation method recommended by the American Psychological Association. It was written by Professor William U. Borst of Troy State University at Phenix City (Alabama) and is used here with his permission. You are referred, also, to Capital's APA-style Guide to Writing Research Papers (apa-style).
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