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Subject:Human Factors Seminar in Phoenix From:Gotlieb Carl R1478C <r1478c -at- TEMPECCPB -dot- SPS -dot- MOT -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 10 Mar 1994 12:58:09 MST
FOR THOSE WHO PLAN TO BE IN THE PHOENIX AREA (like, Saturday), WE PRESENT:
"Human Factors in Information Design"
a seminar presented by the
Society for Technical Communication
Saturday, March 12, 1994
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Continental breakfast, followed by presentation
Salt River Project
1600 N. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
$20 for STC members
$25 for nonmembers
$15 for students
Payable at the door, no reservations required.
We are very pleased to be able to offer an educational workshop by a
leader in the field of human factors design. In this seminar, William
Gribbons, Ph.D., will discuss the cognitive, perceptual, ergonomic, and
cultural theory that is a preequisite to usable information design.
In addition, he will discuss design considerations and user needs as
they relate to making the transition from paper books to electronic
Dr. Gribbons coordinates the Visual Communication Program at Bentley
College, Waltham, Massachusetts. He received his Ph.D. in Education and
Visual Communication from the University of Maryland. Dr. Gribbons has
over fifteen years of graphic design, consulting, and teaching experience.
He serves as President of the Boston Chapter of the Society for Technical
Communication, is a frequent speaker at local and international conferences,
and has published numerous research articles on information design.
For more information, call:
Carole Ashworth, 602-438-3293
Phebe Packer, 602-438-3503
Gerry Paul, 602-438-3691
Our April seminar will be on the subject of navigation aids, highlighting
features that guide readers through documentation, such as hyperlinks,
indexing, tabs, and headings. More information will soon be available.
Hope to see you at one of our seminars!
President, Phoenix Chapter of STC
r1478c -at- tempeccpb -dot- sps -dot- mot -dot- com