ERIC Number: EJ622922
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Critiquing the Culture of Computer Graphing Practices.
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, v31 n1 p27-39 2001
Argues that current approaches to computer graphing practices are ill suited to meet the complex needs of real users. Offers an overview of work in two major areas of graphing theory and research: the sociology of science and the educational research of mathematics and scientific students. Suggests what technical communicators can do to improve user experiences with graph and visualization programs. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Computer Documentation.