Speaking about Science: A Manual for Creating Clear Presentations / Edition 1

Speaking about Science: A Manual for Creating Clear Presentations / Edition 1

by Scott Morgan, Barrett Whitener
     
 

Step-by-step instruction for researchers and clinicians on crafting and delivering presentations at academic conferences.See more details below

Overview

Step-by-step instruction for researchers and clinicians on crafting and delivering presentations at academic conferences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521683456
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
138
Sales rank:
1,134,585
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The basic problem with oral presentations - and its solution: writing vs. speaking, presentation structure: the hour glass format; 2. The first steps of preparation: finding the take home message, identifying the main question; 3. Selecting helpful images: the 'money slide', supporting slides, good slide, bad slide; 4. Beginning and ending the presentation: common ground, the place to start, the complete introduction, danger: introductory slides ahead, wrapping it up; 5. Titling the talk; 6. Delivery: stage fright, teaching vs. lecturing, three steps for presenting data, the mechanics of being heard, accents and mannerisms, what to rehearse; 7. Fielding questions: laying the groundwork for Q & A, Q & A basics, worst-case scenarios; 8. The job interview: what they will ask, radio science; 9. The media interview: the basics, getting ready, television interviews, follow-up; 10. Making clear posters: organizing a poster, conducting the session; 11. In closing; Appendices.

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