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Life After Death by PowerPoint 2012 by Don McMillan. Unit 4 of English Communication for Scientists. Oral presentations are a richer medium than written documents.

Unit 4 of English Communication for Scientists

Creating effective slides: Design, Construction, and Use in Science. Online resources for our sessions. Welcome, audience members and workshop participants.

Online resources for our sessions

The session you attended is not an end: it is just the start of a learning trajectory. To anchor what you have learned and discover what the session could not cover, consider the actions below, organized along our sessions' topics. Our online resources are there for the sharing. Feel free to forward the links to your family, friends, colleagues, or students, and to share them broadly in social media. Effective communication for rational minds Written documents, oral presentations, graphs. Susan McConnell (Stanford): Designing effective scientific presentations. Improve your PowerPoint. The Assertion-Evidence Structure for PowerPoint Slide Design. Tutorial for the Assertion-Evidence Approach - Assertion-Evidence Approach.

Model Presentations - The Craft of Scientific Presentations. Hplgit/MAlley-slide-templates. Science as Story – using stories to communicate science – Communicating Outside the Box. Communicating Outside the Box Effective research translation & science communication Storytelling assigned materials A.

Science as Story – using stories to communicate science – Communicating Outside the Box

Howtotalk.pdf. RITS 17 2 Present. When The Scientist Presents. How to open and close presentations? - Presentation lesson from Mark Powell. A 10-15 minute scientific presentation, Part 1: Introduction. Designing PowerPoint Slides for a Scientific Presentation. UROP: Find Projects and Apply - Public Speaking Tips. The following tips are taken from SPEAKING UP©, MIT Freshman Advising Seminar 055, that was offered by Norma McGavern (former UROP Director) in Fall 1996.

UROP: Find Projects and Apply - Public Speaking Tips

These tips provide you with advice on how to deliver your message clearly and strongly, with as little pain as possible for you —the speaker —and your audience. Click on one of the links below to jump to more information on the topic of interest to you. Preparation for Speaking—Your Voice (what you start out with) and the Sound it Makes. Oral Presentation Video Tutorial. The ComCoachVideo Tutorial is an online learning environment designed to help students improve their oral presentation skills.

Oral Presentation Video Tutorial

The website contains video clips illustrating effective and ineffective public speaking practices, as well as an interactive feedback component designed to foster students' ability to critically evaluate presentation segments. The students featured in these clips are Cain Project presentation coaches and were instructed to enact both good and bad oral presentation behaviors. In order to view the video clips, you will need to have the Macromedia Flash Player 8 installed on your computer. Click here to download the Flash Player 8. Below is a list of topics currently covered by the website. See What I Mean? Visualizing in Science > Science for the Public. December 11, 2012 Belmont Media Center Bang Wong Creative Director, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard We depend on visual representation for science concepts and data to make this kind of information more comprehensible.

See What I Mean? Visualizing in Science > Science for the Public

Science illustration is art in the service of science. The experts who do that visual translating are essential to scientific communication --and to science literacy. One of the best in the field is Bang Wong, Creative Director at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. Lecturing. By CFT assistant director Derek Bruff The Basics “Lecturing is not simply a matter of standing in front of a class and reciting what you know.


The classroom lecture is a special form of communication in which voice, gesture, movement, facial expression, and eye contact can either complement or detract from the content. Nancy Houfek - Videos. Videos The Act of Teaching: Overview (3 min.)

Nancy Houfek - Videos

This short video gives an overview of Nancy’s workshop, The Act of Teaching; the full two-part video follows below. Oral Presentation Skills. What information should you give in your speech?

Oral Presentation Skills

All your information should support purpose. Biology Videos from World-Class Scientists on iBiology. Video - Stefan W. Hell (2015) : Optical Microscopy: the Resolution Revolution. Throughout the 20th century it was widely accepted that a light microscope relying on conventional optical lenses cannot discern details that are much finer than about half the wavelength of light (200-400 nm), due to diffraction.

Video - Stefan W. Hell (2015) : Optical Microscopy: the Resolution Revolution

However, in the 1990s, the viability to overcome the diffraction barrier was realized and microscopy concepts defined, that can resolve fluorescent features down to molecular dimensions. In this lecture, I will discuss the simple yet powerful principles that allow neutralizing the limiting role of diffraction1,2. Justice with Michael Sandel - Online Harvard Course Exploring Justice, Equality, Democracy, and Citizenship. Knots and Quantum Theory. Riemer. [OTA] Speech, Thought and Writing Presentation Corpus (STWP) free photographs for commercial use. Wikimedia Commons. Digital Collections - National Library of Medicine. Visual Understanding Environment. Mind Maps » Center for Instructional Technology & Training » University of Florida.

Overview Mind maps are visual representations of a central topic and its relationship(s) to other themes and concepts. Mind maps blend creativity and logic and can be a helpful learning tool for many different types of learners, particularly visual, spatial, and active learners. A non-linear approach to learning and problem solving, mind maps prompt learners to think critically and to create illustrations of relationships in a visual-spatial representation. Mind maps can be utilized in a wide variety of contexts including discussions, brainstorming sessions, problem solving, concept development, analysis, and note taking. As illustrated in the figure below, mind maps generally consist of: