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An EasyGuide to Research Presentations



208 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
An EasyGuide to Research Presentations is an invaluable tool for helping readers learn the ropes of presenting original research and experience the thrill of becoming part of a strong scientific community. With coverage from poster presentations and symposia to oral and video presentations, this handbook offers a concise, easy-to-read guide on professionally presenting research in virtually all formats. Drawing from their own experiences as researchers, authors Janie H. Wilson and Beth M. Schwartz use a conversational style to address such topics as how to connect with an audience, presentation pitfalls, publishing and sharing results, and more.
 
SECTION I: OVERVIEW
 
1. Sharing the Wealth: Orientation to the Guide
 
2. Do Not Let Fear Stop You: Overcoming Anxiety
 
3. How Do I Get Started?
 
SECTION II: POSTER PRESENTATIONS
 
4. Posters Are Not Just for Dorm-Room Walls
 
5. Adding Pizzazz to Posters
 
SECTION III: ORAL PRESENTATIONS
 
6. Oral Presentations with PowerPoint
 
7. Prezi Presentations: An Alternative to PowerPoint
 
8. Keynote Presentations: Slides for Mac
 
9. Effective Oral Presentations: Preparing for Your Performance
 
SECTION IV: BEYOND CONTENT: PUTTING YOUR BEST FOOT FORWARD
 
10. The Day Before Your Presentation
 
11. The Day of Your Presentation
 
12. The Day After Your Presentation
 
SECTION V: SHARING WITH A WIDER AUDIENCE
 
13. Video Yourself: Asynchronous Presentations
 
14. Publishing: The Ultimate Presentation
 
APPENDICES
 
A. Checklists for Papers and Oral Presentations
 
B. Assessment of Posters and Oral Presentations: Rubrics

Good easy guide for University students to learn about presentation methods and also the use of different software. To understand the basic important concepts of delivering a good presentation.

Dr Praveen Bhugra
Pharmacy, Health and Wellbeing, Sunderland University
June 10, 2014

This book is very useful for our students who have to make presentations during their course. It is full of useful advice and the use of screenshots are very helpful.

Mr James Leinster
Management , Nottingham Trent University
April 29, 2014
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Janie Hamn Wilson

Janie Wilson received her PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina in 1994. Since that time, she has been teaching and conducting research at Georgia Southern University. In the classroom, Dr. Wilson specializes in teaching and learning in statistics and research methods. Research interests include rapport in teaching based on empirical data on the first day of class, electronic communications, interactions with students in a traditional classroom, syllabus design, and the development and validation of the Professor-Student Rapport Scale. Recent publications include two brief texts with SAGE: An EasyGuide to... More About Author

Beth M. Schwartz

Beth M. Schwartz is the Provost and Professor of Psychology at Endicott College. Previously she served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and Professor of Psychology at Heidelberg University, in Tiffin, Ohio. Dr. Schwartz started her career on the faculty at Randolph College (founded as Randolph-Macon Woman's College) in Lynchburg, VA, where she served for 24 years. At Randolph she was the William E. and Catherine Ehrman Thoresen ‘23 Professor of Psychology and Assistant Dean of the College. She received a BA at Colby College (Maine) and a PhD in cognitive psychology at the State University of New York at... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781452292670
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