Understanding Readers – American Institutes for Research, Document Design Center

Understanding your readers is critical to producing a useful document, and teachers of technical communication regularly emphasize the need for audience analysis. This chapter excerpt explains how readers typically work with documents, from deciding how much attention to pay to it, to interpreting a document in light of their own knowledge and expectations.

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