Touch, Voice, and Gestures: How to Craft Your User Assistance

A session at Society for Technical Communication Summit 2014

Monday 19th May, 2014

1:00pm to 1:45pm

New ways of interacting with software, like touch and voice, mean a rethinking of how we develop our associated user assistance. This session is a guide for appropriate language choices to use for emerging interaction types like touch, voice, and hand gestures. Topics include device-specific instructions using conditional text, micro-concise instructions for small screens, writing for first user experience, flat navigation, and options for voice support. This session applies to both mobile platforms and the emerging use with desktop systems.

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Joe Welinske

Consultant and evangelist for better communication with users in the software UX. bio from Twitter

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6 attendees

  • Clarissa Peterson
  • January
  • Jonathon Colman
  • Michelle Despres
  • Paul Mueller
  • Joe Welinske

4 trackers

  • Joseph Campo, PMP
  • John Collins
  • Matthew West
  • Stephanie Saylor

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Time 1:00pm1:45pm MST

Date Mon 19th May 2014

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