Writing for the Computer Screen

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Praeger, 1988 - Design - 127 pages
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As the use of computerized information continues to proliferate, so does the need for a writing method suited to this new medium. In "Writing for the Computer Screen," Hillary Goodall and Susan Smith Reilly call attention to new forms of information display unique to computers. The authors draw upon years of professional experience in business and education to present practical computer display techniques. This book examines the shortfalls of using established forms of writing for the computer where information needed in a hurry can be buried in a cluttered screen. Such problems can be minimized if screen design is guided by the characteristics of the medium.

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Contents

Multipage Story
17
Running Story
23
Why Videotex Editors Write the Worlds
31
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

HILARY GOODALL is Director of Teletext Development for Great American Broadcasting in Cincinnati.

SUSAN SMITH REILLY is Associate Professor of the mass communications program at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

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