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ERIC Number: ED211985
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 92
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Research in Graphic Communication: Graphics in Text(s); How Numbers Are Shown. IET Monograph No. 7.
Macdonald-Ross, Michael
The two essays in this monograph are intended to clarify the main problems of research in graphic communication. The first essay summarizes research concerning the effective use of graphic devices in texts and other instructional materials. Following a brief discussion of the technical terminology of graphic communication, the essay reviews research in the areas of visual perception, presenting quantitative data, scientific and technical diagrams, algorithms, cartology, notations, comic strips, and typography. The second essay reviews research on the presentation of quantitative data in texts. Research reviewed deals specifically with methods used to present general aspects of data and methods of presenting exact numerical data. (FL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Open Univ., Walton, Bletchley, Bucks (England). Inst. of Educational Technology.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to marginal legibility of original document.