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  1. 1. Effective Poster Presentations<br />Carolina Rosa Montenegro del Castillo<br />Advanced Conversation<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br />Poster design tips<br />Poster presentation tips<br />Sample judging criteria<br />
  3. 3. Goal of Poster Presentation<br />Stimulate interest and discussion<br />Receive feedback<br />Generate contacts<br />
  4. 4. Planning the Poster<br />Decide on one concept or question<br />Determine poster size<br />Choose poster orientation<br />portrait<br />landscape<br />
  5. 5. Planning the Poster<br />Choose poster style<br />one large poster (such as 33 x 44) <br />
  6. 6. Planning the Poster<br />Allow yourself lots of time<br />at least 20 minutes!<br />Do not wait until the last minute<br />things will inevitably take longer than planned<br />Remember to allow time (and materials) for drawing/adding shapes<br />
  7. 7. Planning the Poster<br />Make it easy to read<br />Make it easy to understand<br />People only have a few minutes per poster<br />Poster should stand alone<br />verbal explanations should supply details, not essentials<br />
  8. 8. Poster Layout<br />Typically, use 4 corners to create one<br />Arrange material vertically from top left corner to bottom right corner<br />This makes it easier for people to read, without having to move back and forth<br />
  9. 9. Poster Layout<br />Sketch your layout before you start<br />Title<br />Intro<br />Conclusion<br />
  10. 10. Poster Content<br />Title<br />Authors <br />Data <br />Designs<br />
  11. 11. Poster Text<br />Keep it short and simple<br />Remove all non-essential information<br />Attract visual attention: use graphics<br />Try for:<br />30% text<br />40% graphics<br />30% empty space<br />
  12. 12. Poster Text<br />Left align text<br />Use larger/colored font for emphasis<br />Use bulleted points rather than paragraphs<br />Design colored graphics<br />
  13. 13. Poster Title<br />Make it interesting!<br />You want to lure people from a distance<br />Should be easy to read from 15 feet<br />
  14. 14. Color<br />One background color to unify poster<br />Avoid red/green combinations<br />red/green color blindness is common<br />Don’t overuse color<br />Be consistent<br />
  15. 15. Graphics<br />Make large enough for viewing from at least 3 feet away<br />Text should support graphics, not vice versa<br />Use heavier lines in tables and graphs for easier viewing<br />
  16. 16. Poster Editing<br />Proofread<br />Spell check<br />
  17. 17. Questions a Poster Answers<br />What’s the main topic?<br />Why is this topic or issue important?<br />What strategy is used?<br />What comes next?<br />
  18. 18. Poster Presentation<br />You need to be able to give an overview of your work in 3-5 minutes<br />Practice your presentation ahead of time, and time it!<br />Get feedback from classmates and teacher<br />
  19. 19. Poster Presentation<br />Make eye contact<br />Speak clearly and slowly<br />Don’t overload on detail<br />
  20. 20. Poster Presentation<br />Have a good opening that explains the main focus of your poster<br />Be able to summarize your conclusions and their importance<br />Don’t assume that people are experts in your field<br />
  21. 21. Answering Questions<br />Listen carefully<br />Wait for them to finish the question!<br />Repeat the question (rephrase)<br />Answer the question<br />Ask if you’ve answered the question<br />
  22. 22. Sample Judging Criteria: Content<br />Score: 1 - Purpose of work unclear / irrelevant<br /> - Contributes little to social or cultural development<br />Score: 2 - Purpose of work clearly defined, understandable<br /> - Definite contribution to educational development<br />
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