ERIC Number: EJ562429
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Determining Audience for a Health Sciences Writing Course.
Thompson, James E.; Marron, Margaret G.
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v28 n1 p119-25 1998
Investigates the expectations and needs of audience in the health care professions. Determines (through interviews) audience reading habits, desired document qualities, and intended use. Finds that some health care professionals' expectations are similar to those of other technical writers, but some are specific to health care. Notes that findings have been applied to the authors' science writing course. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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