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Reports the results of qualitative research into technical communication practice among software developers

Describes an ethnographically based method used to develop online case studies

Argues that these case studies are both a practical teaching tool and a means to shed light on the actions and interactions of techné (making) and phronesis (acting)

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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