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Using a Scavenger Hunt to Explore the Principles of Effective Documentation

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Panel: Encouraging Better Investigation Skills

Abstract

This presentation discusses a technical report scavenger hunt activity which illustrates the importance of designing usable documentation and key concepts such as parallel structure, visual cues, effective headings, and information frontloading. Additionally, the activity serves as a way to discuss the theoretical foundations of effective documentation.

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Apr 4th, 9:45 AM Apr 4th, 10:45 AM

Using a Scavenger Hunt to Explore the Principles of Effective Documentation

Room 217

This presentation discusses a technical report scavenger hunt activity which illustrates the importance of designing usable documentation and key concepts such as parallel structure, visual cues, effective headings, and information frontloading. Additionally, the activity serves as a way to discuss the theoretical foundations of effective documentation.