National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy Technical Report
TR 39. Document Design from 1980 to 1990: Challenges that Remain
By Karen A. Schriver
Summary: Document design is the theory and practice of creating comprehensible, usable, and persuasive texts (oral or written, visual or verbal) for a particular audience in business, industry, government, or education. Schriver discusses the evolution of document design over the past decade, identifies challenges in integrating research with practice, and suggests a research agenda for document design in the 1990s. January, 1990; 31 pages.
TR 39. Document Design from 1980 to 1990: Challenges That Remain