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  • Writing for the Web
    write effective and interesting content for them Writing for the Web Category Analyzing Texts Show Descriptions Writing Activities Analyzing a Target Publication Analyzing a Written Text Audience Analyzing a Written Text Author Analyzing a Written Text Organization Analyzing a Written Text Proof Evidence Analyzing a Written Text Purpose Context Analyzing a Written Text Research Sources Analyzing a Written Text Style Analyzing a Written Text Topic Position Analyzing an Academic Audience

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  • Writing for the Web
    is designed to support and help writers who want to design and code Web sites as well as understand how to write effective and interesting content for them Writing for the Web Category Rhetorical Analysis Show Descriptions Writing Activities Rhetorical Analysis Author Rhetorical Analysis Essay Rhetorical Analysis Limitations Rhetorical Analysis Motivation Rhetorical Analysis Reader Tweet HELP SITE INDEX ABOUT THIS SITE CONTACT Writing CSU is an open access educational Web

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  • Writing for the Web
    resources is designed to support and help writers who want to design and code Web sites as well as understand how to write effective and interesting content for them Writing for the Web Category Reading and Writing the Web Show Descriptions Writing Guides Email Online vs Print Publishing Reading the World Wide Web Tweet HELP SITE INDEX ABOUT THIS SITE CONTACT Writing CSU is an open access educational Web site

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  • How Web Documents Differ from Print Documents
    Print What s New When Reading the Web The Successful Web Reader Strategies for effective reading on the World Wide Web Be a confident Web reader Making your Browser Work for You Getting the Most out of the Site Resources Print Friendly Format About this Guide Contributors Citation Reading the World Wide Web How Web Documents Differ from Print Documents T hough Web documents are similar to print documents in

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  • Associative Structures
    Citation Reading the World Wide Web Associative Structures Texts on the Web are structured in a more associative manner than traditional print texts Information is displayed using nodes and links A node is a chunk of information it may be a page a paragraph a sentence or a character A node can even be a graphic A link is a connection between nodes You will often see links represented in blue underlined text that turns purple after you visit that link these are the default colors links will not always appear this way often times links are buttons or graphics There are three basic structures of links and nodes that Web documents usually follow Every document may not resemble wholly one of these structures but may contain elements of any number of these structures Linear Structures A linear structure is much like turning th pages of a book you can move through the text in two directions forward and backwards Nodes and links are arranged in a linear pattern This is a model of a linear strucutre N N N N N N N represents a node and represents a link Hierarchic Structures A hierarchic structure This is a model

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  • Web Documents are Highly Interactive
    Web reader Making your Browser Work for You Getting the Most out of the Site Resources Print Friendly Format About this Guide Contributors Citation Reading the World Wide Web Web Documents are Highly Interactive Not to say that searching the library or picking up the phone is not interactive but within Web documents everything is at your fingertips And you the reader have far greater control over how the interaction

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  • Web Documents are More Navigable
    Associative Structures Web Documents are Highly Interactive Web Documents are More Navigable Web Documents Contain an Abundance of Graphics The Web is a Vast Document How We Read the World Wide Web What the Web Adapted from Print What s New When Reading the Web The Successful Web Reader Strategies for effective reading on the World Wide Web Be a confident Web reader Making your Browser Work for You Getting the Most out of the Site Resources Print Friendly Format About this Guide Contributors Citation Reading the World Wide Web Web Documents are More Navigable Web documents contain built in navigational features The Web encourages and supports movement to other pieces information in multiple directions For instance to access information quickly in a book you look in the index and then flip to any of a number of pages if the information you seek is not on that page you go back to the index and repeat the process and until you find what you re looking for With the Web this process is condensed significantly you can flip pages instantaneously with a click of the mouse Previous Continue Introduction Tweet HELP SITE INDEX ABOUT THIS SITE CONTACT Writing CSU

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  • Web Documents Contain an Abundance of Graphics
    the Site Resources Print Friendly Format About this Guide Contributors Citation Reading the World Wide Web Web Documents Contain an Abundance of Graphics When reading the Web you have to deal with a large amount of graphics You re likely familiar with ads photos tables and figures but what about icons buttons thumbnails mouse overs or virtual reality Icons Web documents often use icons to represent some sort of functionality For instance on your desktop the icon for Microsoft Word is a piece of paper that represents the word processor Buttons Buttons are often used as graphical links when you click on them you go somewhere else For instance the graphic in the top right hand corner of this frame is a button that allows you to go back to the Graphics overveiw page Menu bars Menu bars are a collection of buttons that usually contain key links within the site For example the menu bar on the bottom of this page contains buttons that link to the homepage the sitemap the index help etc Thumbnails Thumbnails are small versions of graphic that when clicked on produce larger versions of the graphic The smaller file size of thumbnails allows them to be loaded more quickly and saves space on the page for other information Thumbnails also allow you a quick view at a graphic and the choice to view it in more detail if you wish Mouse overs Have you ever noticed a change in a graphic when you move your mouse over it Mouse overs are used mainly to draw attention to where your mouse is on the screen but they also may highlight other features For example run your mouse over the menu bar at the bottom of this page You will notice that the button your mouse

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