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ERIC Number: EJ416356
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-2816
Visual Markers for Navigating Instructional Texts.
Sullivan, Patricia
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v20 n3 p255-67 1990
Studies the visual markers which students employ in writing descriptive and instructional text. Applies the guidelines approach, design decisions approach, and the information/reader model approach. Reports that beginning technical writing majors used fewer illustrations and visual markers than did technical majors. Suggests that the results may reflect prior reading patterns. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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