Nalysing a web page written in the style of a memorandum.
The Trip Report
Assignment Description: Write an informal trip report, written in the style of a memorandum. Here is the scenario:
You have been asked to visit a web-site which focuses on the Health Issues that Black Men face.
This website is the property of Lincoln Pettaway. You are being asked to visit his website, and then author a Trip Report to Dr. Pettaway which contains insight into how you, based on your course of study, believe Dr. Pettaway might strengthen this website.
Background Information: Dr. Pettaway works as a Professor at Florida International
University, within the Administration Health Services department, and his major focus of research surrounds the health issues of gay Black men from the Caribbean Islands.
Though his research within the AHS department at F.I.U. is focused on this one specific section of the Caribbean population, the website you are being asked to visit has a broader audience
Black Men in general.
Dr. Pettaway is looking for advice on how to strengthen his website. The Website you will visit first showed up on the web around August of 2012, and for the first six months the only people working on the website were himself and a graduate assistant, Kyle Rice. In February of 2013, Dr. Pettawayas website staff expanded to include a staff of writers who would begin to populate the site with more information.
a? Review the website, and record notes about what you view as strengths of this website.
a? Review the website, and record notes about what you view as weaknesses of this website.
a? Review the website in terms of your major of study, and record specific notes on how Dr. Pettaway might make changes to this website.
a? Conduct sufficient research so you will be able to understand and satisfy your audienceas expectations.
a? Integrate research, observations, and recommendations or conclusions.
a? Incorporate appropriate document design elements for the internal memorandum.
a? Combine the Memo Genre with the Trip Report Genre when completing this assignment.
a? Though longer than most memos, this memo will be a minimum of two pages long, single-spaced, and contain one image from the website.
a? Incorporate appropriate document design elements for the memo genre.