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Diverse Purposes for Reading Online: Implications for Information Design


Professor Karen Schriver



Start time:

2017-04-19 10:00

End time:

2017-04-19 12:00



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Karen is the author of Dynamics in Document Design: Creating texts for readers (John Wiley, 1997), an extensive, multidimensional portrait of what readers need from documents and of ways to integrate word and image in order to better meet those needs. She is the former co-director of the graduate program in technical communication and document design at Carnegie Mellon University. Her company, KSA Document Design and Research, helps organizations improve the quality of their paper and electronic communications through strategies based on research and best practices.