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ERIC Number: EJ627720
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1057-2252
Research Tactics for Constructing Perceptions of Subject Matter in Organizational Contexts: An Ethnographic Study of Technical Communicators.
Hovde, Marjorie Rush
Technical Communication Quarterly, v10 n1 p59-95 Win 2001
Describes technical communicators' abilities to learn about software within organizational constraints and resources. Notes that these writers' tactics for learning software included using it themselves, talking to co-workers, studying program specifications, learning from comments on internal reviews, and studying old manuals. Evaluates each tactic for its usefulness in creating rich knowledge. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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