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ERIC Number: EJ630778
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-6519
"You Will": Technology, Magic, and the Cultural Contexts of Technical Communication.
Kitalong, Karla Saari
Journal of Business and Technical Communication, v14 n3 p289-314 Jul 2000
Provides some background on the use of magical language in technical contexts, gives examples of magical discourse in technology advertisements and newsmagazine articles, and proposes a technical communication pedagogy of media analysis. Notes that the proposed pedagogy involves students conducting diagnostic critiques of media texts and affords them the opportunity to examine critically their own use of magical language. (SG)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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