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ERIC Number: EJ1145197
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jul
Pages: 33
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0047-2816
The Roles of Technical Communication Researchers in Design Scholarship
Sánchez, Fernando
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v47 n3 p359-391 Jul 2017
Design has come to be understood as an essential aspect of the work that technical communicators claim. As a result, research in the field of technical communication has approached studies of design in numerous ways. This article showcases how technical communication researchers assume the roles of observers, testers, critics, creators, and consultants in their handling of design artifacts. Such a model regarding these roles may help us to better understand the design relationships researchers presume as they further knowledge of design within our field. This article offers a framework to leverage into a comprehensive and integrated model for explaining our work on design to others outside of technical communication.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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