ERIC Number: EJ356613
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
The Scoop on Good Humor.
Pieper, Gail W.
Technical Writing Teacher, v14 n2 p174-77 Spr 1987
Recommends teaching about the uses of humor in technical writing classes by using computer user manuals. Suggests that humor has a place in technical communication, particularly in computer manuals, where new users' apprehension must be reduced, heavy technical points need clarification, and warnings and cautions should be reinforced. (SKC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A