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ERIC Number: EJ798318
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-1080-5699
Communicating Visually: Incorporating Document Design in Writing Tasks
Campbell, Nittaya
Business Communication Quarterly, v69 n4 p399-403 2006
In communication courses, the focus has traditionally been on text: how to craft good news or bad news messages, proposals, reports, and so on. However, rapid developments in printing and computer technology have meant that communication has become more visual than ever before. Words alone are not enough; students need to be able to communicate visually as well. Today's world is becoming more and more visual, and for teachers to prepare students adequately for communication in this world, integrating a visual aspect in writing is becoming less of an option and more of a necessity. In this article, the author shares how she was able to integrate a visual aspect in her business writing class. The author shows how document design was incorporated as part of her class' every assignment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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