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Reminder! Your First VOF Assignment is Due

Greetings!

This is a gentle reminder that the assignment for Week One is due on March 15, 2009 by 11:59pm HST (Honolulu Standard Time).

TIPS

1. Follow the instructions!
You will be evaluated on your ability to follow instructions.

2. Check your title!
Did you follow the correct format for titling your journal entry?
Your title must be labeled as: "VOF Week 1: (your title)". You will place your own title in the parentheses.

This is a critical instruction. If your assignment is not easily identified, we cannot guarantee that it will be evaluated by a Listener.

3. Check your word count!
www.wordcounttool.com is a simple and quick online tool to find your word count. Simply copy and paste your article in the form and click on the Submit button. Your word count will appear under the form.

If you are using Microsoft Word, select the text of your article. Click on Tools in the top menu. Select Word Count from the drop down menu.

4. Submit your assignment on time!
www.timeanddate.com is a helpful website, especially this page: http://tinyurl.com/aa2e4

5. Embrace Web 2.0!
We encourage you to treat your assignment as a work in progress until 11:59pm HST on March 15th. Support each other by writing comments and suggestions on another Applicant's assignment and asking for feedback on yours. Don't be shy. We are in this together.

If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

Love,
Jennifer

Comments

Khushbu's picture

Is the deadline 15th or 24th

Hi Jennifer

There is a mistake in the deadline. March 15th has already passed. I believe the deadline to be 24th of March.

Regards

Khushbu

Khushbu Agrawal

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

You are right!

Thanks for catching this so quickly. I sent out a correction.

Love,
Jennifer

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

Nukhbat's picture

Questions

Please explain the deadline once more
And i m sorry but i cant unerstand whats the assignment !!!

@nukemalik

sunita.basnet's picture

Deadline..........?

Dear Jennifer,

I think deadline should be march 24 isn't it? I am confused of your email. I have already submit my article and also had followed all the rules.
Can you make me sure that deadline is 24 March or 14 Marach?
Waiting for your reply.
With Love and regards
Sunita

With Love and Regards
Sunita Basnet

OOLUSS's picture

15TH mARCH?

HI Jennifer,

March 15th is already passed ! I'll try to send mine after work later today..

Rose Of Sharon's picture

Question

Did I get my post in on time for Voices of Our Future? I was a bit confused and wrote the wrong thing, so I rewrote my post, now I need to know if I got it in on time and is it ok?

Thank you,
Rose Of Sharon

Rose of Sharon,

I just saw your assignment in your journal. Now you can relax and wait for week two to begin!

Love,
Jennifer

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

akhtarjournalism's picture

Typo

I'm pretty sure this is a typo as the original alert said March 24th Noon Honolulu Standard Time, besides which Jennifer's date of posting itself is in fact March 24th at 5:35 a.m.

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

That was definitely a typo

Great observation on the dates! I think we may have many more mishaps along the way... hopefully they will not all be mine!

Love,
Jennifer

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

LUMA's picture

Dead line confussion

Hello Jen,
My warm regards,I write to get clearifications on the due date of our first assignment.Is it March 15th? I remember we didn't receive the assignment earlier than the 15th.
With warm regards

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

Sorry for the confusion!

Luma,

The assignment is due today, Tuesday, March 24th. Our rule of thumb at World Pulse is to always have a team member edit our content... you can see what happens when I ignore that rule! If you have not already submitted your assignment, please do so today.

Love,
Jennifer

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

LUMA's picture

Thanks

Thanks for the clearification. I was very tensed cause I was still to read through my entry for coherence.
Wish you a nice day.
With warm regards

mridula's picture

confusion

Dear,
I sent my post earlier. But after your reminder that my assignment is due I have checked again. Could you be kind enough to clarifie the reason behind not getting it? Should I send it again? I have checked through microsoft word count and it showed me 247.
Regards
mridula

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

We got your assignment

Mridula,

Greetings! We received your assignment, so no worries. :-)

The reminder went out to the entire applicants group. I'll be sending out a reminder each week, so next time I will be sure and add a line that says, "If you already submitted your assignment, you may disregard this reminder." Or something like that.

Love,
Jennifer

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

banjalyz's picture

Confirmation.

Sent my assignment earlier there seems to be a problem kindly confirm.My word count was in consideration of the spaces using word count on tools which drastically reduces my article kindly confirm

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

You should be fine

Banjalz,

This notification went out to the entire applicant's group, so if you submitted your assignment you should be fine. You will get feedback from your Listener over the next week or so.

Love,
Jennifer

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

Tafadzwa Abigail Theresa Mupfawa's picture

posting comment

I think I am way behind. Not sure I know what to do. I missed something. How do I submit my post again? I would post something but I need help from someone out there. Thank you.

Sophie's picture

Wrong posting of first assignment

Errors in posting

Hi Jennider,
I made an error in posting my first assignment by posting this in my journal not in the group journal, please assist, Can I repost it now?
Regards,

Sophie Ngugi
Child of the Universe -www.sophiengugi.blogspot.com

Jennifer Ruwart's picture

You did it right!

Sophie,

Please do not worry your beautiful mind. You followed the instructions perfectly about where to post! We do NOT want you to post in the group.

Please let me know if that clears up any confusion.

Love,
Jennifer

Jennifer Ruwart
Chief Collaborator
JR Collaborations

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