Lesson 10; Incorporating Illustrations
Illustrations, which encompass tables and figures, provide a different perspective for communicating to audiences. When well designed and integrated with the text, illustrations can be not only memorable but also persuasive. In fact, many engineers and scientists build their most persuasive sections of documents around the illustrations. This lesson discusses the importance and integration of illustrations. (16 minutes)
Illustrations: Informing and Persuading Audiences.
Incorporating Illustrations into a Technical Document. This film discusses how to meet audience expectations when incorporating illustrations into a technical document.
Leonhard Center, College of Engineering, Penn State
National Science Foundation, NSF EAGER Award 1752096
Michael Alley, Teaching Professor, College of Engineering, Penn State
Richelle Weiger, College of Engineering, Penn State
Casey Fenton, College of Engineering, Penn State