Conveying Messages with Graphs

A session at Society for Technical Communication SUMMIT 2013

Tuesday 7th May, 2013

8:30am to 9:30am (EST)

Graphical displays are still poorly mastered by technical communicators and other professionals. They seldom think of using graphs to communicate about data; when they do, they often use the wrong graphs or in the wrong way. Based on Doumont’s book Trees, Maps, and Theorems, about “effective communication for rational minds,” this session discusses how to select the right graph and how to optimize the graph's construction, and how to phrase a useful caption.

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Jean-luc Doumont

Expert in oral presentations, written documents, graphical displays, pedagogy, and more

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18 attendees

  • Erika Guerra
  • Elizabeth Beech
  • Chyna Teresa Trible
  • Charlotte Region STC
  • David L. Caruso
  • Eric Koup
  • Jean-luc Doumont
  • Kathy Boutin
  • McKenzie Zeiss
  • Muniza Arifin
  • Nathalie Laroche
  • Paul Mueller
  • Phylise Banner
  • Roberta Heinlein
  • Sarah Maddox
  • Sarah Trenz
  • Michael Opsteegh
  • Timothy Esposito

6 trackers

  • Ant Davey
  • Jennifer Shumate
  • Judith J. Isaacson
  • Laura Dent
  • Rita Briody
  • Kai Weber

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Time 8:30am9:30am EST

Date Tue 7th May 2013


Grand Hall C, Hyatt Regency Atlanta

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