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The PURPOSE of a poster presentation is to create rapid, concise & visual communication of research. (Hoffman, 2010). This guide provides information on how to create a successful science poster & presentation.
USE these principles for EVERY step of preparation
CREATE an APPEALING DESIGN to draw attention.
ENGAGE your audience:
~ explain your research,
~ ask for feedback,
~ gather new ideas,
~ make research connections
RAPID: convey your research quickly and clearly
CONCISE: express your findings succinctly
VISUAL: draw your audience in with design, figures, graphs, & illustrations.
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Presenting data effectively: communicating your findings for maximum impact by Stephanie D. H. EvergreenShows readers how to make the research results presented in reports, slideshows, dashboards, posters, and data visualizations more interesting, engaging, and impactful. The book guides anyone reporting data to an outside audience--through design choices in four primary areas: graphics, text, color, and arrangement. The Second Edition features an improved layout with larger screenshots, a review of the recent literature on data visualization, and input from a panel of graphic design experts. Watch Stephanie D. H. Evergreen's latest webinar on tips to make your data presentations successful!