RE: "Labs" vs. "Tutorials"?

Subject: RE: "Labs" vs. "Tutorials"?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2010 17:06:07 +0000

Having worked with products that are actually used in laboratories, I would say that lab instructions are guiding the reader through steps that use actual equipment, vs tutorials that use equipment simulations. I don't know what the distinction would be when the product is all SW and data and there is no physical equipment involved in the instruction.

Gene Kim-Eng


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On 3/29/2010 4:25 PM Michael Herman \(Parallelspace\) wrote:
1. When should these sorts of procedures be called Labs? .when should these be called Tutorials?
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