What we cannot ignore

To wrap up Reading Log 2, it is important to discuss the effects and possible consequences of instructional technical communications. While this may not be every technical writing student’s cup of tea, we must all be informed of the impact and results of our writing. Jeff Todd’s “Avoiding Litigation for Product Instructions and Warnings” emphasizes …

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What do you think?

As I mentioned in my first post of this series, titled “World wide web of instruction sets,” the world we live in today is dominated almost ubiquitously by the Internet and technology. Also known as Web 2.0, this digital landscape allows users to interact like never before – with friends, companies, and even strangers. In …

The answer is video

One way instruction manuals have evolved with the digital landscape of today is through video. Funny story: I opened Hans van der Meij’s “Eight Guidelines for the Design of Instructional Videos for Software Training,” to read for this class assignment. The 24-page document staring back at me did not look extremely enticing. I thought of …