Speaking about Science A Manual for Creating Clear Presentations
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Description: A practical manual aimed at graduate students, junior researchers, nervous professionals, or clinicians who are preparing to present talks at meetings and academic conferences. This is an important career skill for anyone in the sciences, and the book features step-by-step instruction for creating clear and compelling presentations - from structuring a talk and developing effective PowerPoint slides, through delivery before an audience. Includes color examples of slides and posters from actual presentations, and field-tested methods for success behind the podium. Also contains tips on answering questions and strategies for handling media and job interviews. The authors are professional public speakers who teach presentation skills to scientists and medical researchers at the National Institutes of Health and in the private sector.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $45.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/4/2006
Size: 0.25" wide x 9.00" long x 6.00" tall
Scott Morgan is an attorney who served as chief counsel to Senator Bob Dole's 1988 presidential campaign.
|The Basic Problem with Oral Presentations, and its Solution|
|Writing vs. Speaking|
|Presentation Structure: The Hour Glass Format|
|The First Steps of Preparation|
|Finding the Take Home Message|
|Identifying the Main Question|
|Selecting Helpful Images|
|The Money Slide|
|Good Slide, Bad Slide|
|Beginning and Ending the Presentation|
|The Place to Start|
|The Complete Introduction|
|Danger: Introductory Slides Ahead|
|Wrapping It Up|
|Titling the Talk|
|At a Glance: The Seven Signposts|
|Teaching vs. Lecturing|
|Three Steps for Presenting Data|
|The Mechanics of Being Heard|
|Accents and Mannerisms|
|What to Rehearse|
|Laying the Groundwork for Q & A|
|Q & A Basics|
|At a Glance: 15 Keys for Success Behind the Podium|
|The Job Interview|
|What They Will Ask|
|The Job Talk|
|The Media Interview|
|Making Clear Posters|
|Organizing a Poster|
|Conducting the Session|