COMMENTARY – The Rhetoric of Interface Design

Below is a short presentation I delivered in a session on Using Digital Tools for writing instructors at CU Boulder. I drew on many resources to develop this condensed version of a longer presentation I’ve given elsewhere, and I’ve included a few of them below.


Web Links


  • Multiliteracies for a Digital Age (Studies in Writing & Rhetoric), by Stuart Selber
  • Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability, by Steve Krug
  • The Design of Everyday Things, by Donald Norman
  • 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People, Susan Weinschenk

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