This animated short video was developed by students for students with the purpose of showing students that there is a respectful way to speak to their professors if they need assistance and to utilize a sandwich-like structure when putting an email together.

Additional Resources

McGill University has created a video called How to Write to Your Instructors. It is a great resource that you can use in your DC Connect course on how Students should be emailing their Professors.

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Teaching and Learning Services McGill University. (2017, Dec 11). Make Your Emails Count: How to Write to Your Instructors [Video File]. Retrieved from