ERIC Number: EJ583526
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Illustrations in User Manuals: Preference and Effectiveness with Japanese and American Readers.
Fukuoka, Waka; Kojima, Yukiko; Spyridakis, Jan H.
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, v46 n2 p167-76 May 1999
Examines the attitudes of United States and Japanese undergraduate students concerning manual formats that differ in their use of illustrations. Finds that both American and Japanese subjects preferred a combination of text and illustration, and believed that it would be more effective than the text-only format. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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