TechComm, Lecture 8 - Selecting Visual Elements

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SELECTING VISUAL ELEMENTS Technical Communication Technical Communications, University of Tehran.   Dr. Soltanianzadeh, Dr. Rahmani
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Psychology Good  = Increase strength of your message by repeating it. Ex:  Repeat text. Better  = Increase strength of message by repeating it in a different form. Ex:  Text + visual element Questions: 1. How to make a visual aid effective 2. When to use the visual aid 3. How to select the best type of visual element Ex:  Pie chart, bar graph, line graph 4. How to integrate the visual aid into the text Visual Aids Dr. Soltanianzadeh, Dr. Rahmani 2 Technical Communications, University of Tehran.   
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Goal of visual aid  Reader apprehends more  information, more quickly. Ex: Text Making a Visual Aid Truly Visual Dr. Soltanianzadeh, Dr. Rahmani 3 Technical Communications, University of Tehran.    We
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2010 for the course ECE TECHCOMM taught by Professor Prof.soltanianzdeh during the Spring '10 term at Shahid Beheshti University.

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