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Digital Communication

An accessible presentation of all aspects of teaching Web design based on the premise that the principles of good communication design in the past apply equally well to the Web.

Classical Rhetoric, Oralism, and a New Literacy

Kathleen E. Welch explores the profound changes in writing and discourse brought about by electronic forms of communication.

Designing Open Hypermedia Systems

Kaj Grønbæk and Randall H. Trigg present a set of principles for the design of open hypermedia systems and provide concrete implications of these principles for issues ranging from data structures to architectures and system integration, and for settings as diverse as the World Wide Web and the workplace.

Multimedia and Interpretation
Multimedia, Hypermedia, and the Social Construction of Knowledge
Edited by Edward Barrett

Sociomedia examines the use of integrated multimedia to support social or collaborative research, learning, and instruction in the university, one of the best environments for developing and analyzing the effects of computing technologies on our understanding of complex sets of information.

The essays in Hypermedia and Literary Studies discuss the theoretical and practical opportunities and challenges posed by the convergence of hypermedia systems and traditional written texts.

Writing with and for the Computer
Edited by Edward Barrett
Hypertext, Hypermedia, and the Social Construction of Information
Edited by Edward Barrett
Designing Minimalist Instruction for Practical Computer Skill

The legendary Funnel of Nurnberg was said to make people wise very quickly when the right knowledge was poured in; it is an approach that designers continue to apply in trying to make instruction more efficient.

What We Have Learned from Research