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Every Page is Page One by Mark Baker

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Chapter 17. EPPO and Minimalism

One of the foundational ideas of Every Page is Page One information design comes directly from John Carroll’s studies that led to the creation of minimalism – his observation that what he called the systematic approach to instruction, in which everything is laid out for the reader in systematic fashion – simply does not work. People won’t follow the system.

 

Learners also often skip over crucial material if it does not address their current task-oriented concerns or skip around among several manuals, composing their own ersatz instructional procedures on the fly.

 
 -- The Nurnberg Funnel [Carroll, 1990]

17.1. EPPO as a platform for minimalism

Every Page is Page One is founded on the idea that people simply will not ...

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