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Title: Guidelines for Writing Brief Answers to Questions on the Web
Author(s): Robert Hughes, Jr.
Subject(s): writing
Abstract: Writing brief answers for the web is different from writing academic papers. Your audience is the general public. They will not know technical jargon or theory. Their primary interest is in understanding an issue, finding out something or solving a problem. These guidelines were developed to compose brief answers to questions, often called “frequently asked questions” or “FAQs.” FAQs are useful building blocks in learning structures on the web. These writing guidelines address four general issues that are important to effective communication with the general public about issues of family life. These issues are web searching or browsing behaviors of people on the web, writing style, credibility and the practice or application of behavioral and social science research.
Issue Date: 2008-10-13
Genre: Working / Discussion Paper
Type: Text
Language: English
Publication Status: unpublished
Peer Reviewed: not peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS: 2008-12-09

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