ERIC Number: EJ472382
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Text or Graphic: An Information Processing Perspective on Choosing the More Effective Medium.
Williams, Thomas R.
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v23 n1 p33-52 1993
Uses a brief fictional narrative to discuss how visual media frequently offer a superior alternative to prose for the communication of some kinds of information, specifically, to describe; represent abstract structures; convey spatial relationships; provide a meaningful context for unfamiliar information; assist readers in their attempts to solve problems; perform procedures; or remember information provided in text. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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