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From Words, through Rhetoric, to Knowledge Needs

Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes (1993). From Words, through Rhetoric, to Knowledge Needs. In: TKE'93: Terminology and Knowledge Engineering. (Schmitz, Klaus-Dirk ed.), INDEKS Verlag, pp. 420–427.

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This paper presents one aspect of a research project investigating ways in which computer users build up their knowledge of a specialised domain (namely, computer security) by accessing relevant texts such as computer manuals. The research was concerned with the formulation of knowledge needs, and the aim was to map users’ needs, together with the terminology which helps to express those needs, onto the specialised language of computer manuals, with a view to designing better retrieval tools (e.g. indexes) and improving learning from texts.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 1993 Not known
ISBN: 3-88672-206-6, 978-3-88672-206-8
Extra Information: This research is more fully reported in the PhD thesis:
Kukulska-Hulme, A. (1993). Effective Knowledge Transfer: A Terminological Perspective - Dismantling the Jargon Barrier to Knowledge about Computer Security. PhD thesis Aston University.
Keywords: computer security; user needs elicitation; learning from texts
Academic Unit/School: Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
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Item ID: 44345
Depositing User: Agnes Kukulska-Hulme
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2015 08:44
Last Modified: 15 Dec 2019 02:50
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