ERIC Number: EJ498803
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Testing Examples: A Guide.
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, v42 n1 p84-93 Feb 1995
Shows how and why errors get introduced into examples in computer software documentation and what actions technical communicators can take to minimize this occurrence. Proposes a method to test examples. Suggests that technical writers can avoid these sources of error by creating and implementing a good test plan, maintaining and updating the plan, and benchmarking to improve examples. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Section: Measuring the Value Added by Professional Technical Communicators.