SLIDE #1 — Title and Name (and Affiliation). Introduce yourself and the title of your talk.
SLIDE #2 — Present your main point(s): What is it, mainly, that you want to accomplish in this presentation? What research topic are you going to talk about? What is its importance for technical communication? What do you hope your audience will learn from this presentation?
SLIDE #3 — Outline main parts of your presentation.
• Once you’ve established your overall framework, go into each main point and describe the findings from research, identify key researchers and research studies, indicate how this research is relevant or important, etc.
• Focus on providing relevant information to audience.
• Provide quotations if they make significant and important points. Provide brief citations to indicate the source of your information.
• Provide charts, graphs, visuals, tables, and diagrams as appropriate.
• A database in which the community of users (including so-called “non-experts”) contribute content and create the organizing structure through tagging —> taps into “the wisdom of crowds” —> unlike a taxonomy, for which the organizing structure is pre-determined, top-down, and expert driven