ERIC Number: EJ479275
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
Rhetoric and the Collaborative Nature of Technical Communication (Theory and the Profession).
Beck, Charles E.
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, v40 n4 p781-85 Nov 1993
Outlines six principles for the rhetoric of communication, identifying as distinctive the organizational and collaborative nature of the field. Argues that communicators can more effectively collaborate with experts and with users if they understand two contrasting metaphors for typical thought patterns: logic and narration (or list and story). (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Visual Communication.