The Role of Rhetorical Invention for Visuals:

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Presents a qualitative study of three workplaces and the role rhetorical invention plays in the use of visuals in technical communication

Shows how those involved—including writers, designers, managers, and engineers—make decisions and choices about what content to visually represent in a document

Provides insights into the context and factors that shape visual rhetorical invention and their implications for teaching and practice

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: November 1, 2008

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  • Technical Communication, the Society's journal, publishes articles about the practical application of technical communication theory and serves as a common arena for discussion by practitioners. Technical Communication includes both quantitative and qualitative research while showcasing the work of some of the field's most noteworthy writers. Among its most popular features are the helpful book reviews. Technical Communication is published quarterly and is free with membership.
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