Some examples for contents of e-mail messages:


"Hello, I am from your ACC201 Tuesday/Thursday class and my name is John Matsumoto. I have a question with assignment 5-4A Problem 5-2A. I was able to compute all parts correctly but have no ideas on what to do with parts c, f, i and l. Please help me and give me some ideas or examples of what to do?

Thank you!"

A subject line for the messgae about could be: "Questions with P5-2A".


"Mr. Tan,

This is Patricia Sakamoto from your on-line ACC201 class. I have a question with E2-2:

I've got Part a and b, for Part c and d, I am quite lost and kept getting the incorrect answers. Here's what I've got for Part c so far::

50 units X $20 = $1,000

$1,000 X 2% discount = $20

The discount amount I've calculated was $20 but Wiley+ indicates that my answer is incorrect. I only have one more chance remaining on this question. Can you please help me with it?

For Part d, I don't even know how to get started and I wondered if you can give me some hints as well.

Thank you!"

A subject line for the message about could be "Problems with E2-2".



I am in your ACC 155 class, Tuesday/Thursday at 3:00 p.m. I was working on Tutorial 4 Case 4 and Excel has been giving me an error. I cannot figure out what the error means. Can you please take a look at the attached file and explain to me what's happening?

Thank you!

Bill Jacoby"

A subject line for the message about could be "Tutorial 4 Case 4" and don't forget to attach the appropriate file.



I am in your ACC 201 class, Monday/Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. and I was denied access into Wiley Plus earlier tonight at 8:00 p.m. on August 12, 2011. I was going to work on my homework but now I don't know what to do. Please let me know what's happening?

Melissa Wynn"

A subject line for the message about could be "Wiley Plus Access".


Some other subject lines you can use:

"WebCT Access Denied"

"Wiley Plus Error"

"Wiley Plus Typo for P2-3A"

"Where to find the examination files?"

"Project 1 Files Submitted"


Some subject lines you probably want to avoid:

"to Mr. Tan" <If I've received the e-mail, chances are, the e-mail is for me, there is no need to repeat that in the subject line>

"e-mail from Tang Fong" <especially if you are Tang Fong...>

"RE:" <replying to what?>

" " <blank subject does not tell me anything>

"RE: Final Exam" <where the contents of your e-mail haved nothing to do with the final examination>


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