Advanced Postgraduate Skills Workshop<br />Dr Kurt Wilson<br />Dr Steven Ford<br />Professor Clive G Wilson<br />
Intended learning outcomes<br />Introduction to or revision of <br />Skills and techniques of manuscript preparation<br />...
Intended learning outcomes<br />How to communicate <br />How to collaborate<br />How to share<br />How to use Web 2.0 to: ...
Learning activities<br />Presentation from the facilitators<br />Workshops<br />Peer-led review <br />
Now we need you to get prepared…<br />Log in to WiFi<br />Laptops<br />Smartphones<br />
Turn on and tune in…<br />
Get the Laptop set up (this is Lion on a mac, but don’t panic…)<br />
Engagement<br />Using your smartphone to vote<br />
Engagement<br />Using your smartphone to vote<br />
Communicating an idea or theory…<br />Why do we communicate?<br />How do we communicate?<br />How do we communicate effect...
Communicating an idea or theory…<br />Why do we communicate?<br />How do we communicate?<br />How do we communicate effect...
Communication requires:<br />A sender<br />A message<br />A recipient…<br />Ideally we test the effectiveness of communica...
Sharing information sources: Your own data<br />USB pens<br />encryption<br />E-mail<br />U-Drive<br />Commercial Cloud re...
Sharing information sources<br />
Hyperlink to Googledocs<br />
Using Googledoc to build up an idea<br />
Using Googledoc to refine and edit<br />http://bit.ly/pAw8YY<br />
Start Timer<br />10 Minutes<br />10<br />8<br />6<br />4<br />2<br />0<br />Peer to Peer – Your turn now….<br />
We used Dropbox to collaborate on this presentation<br />Why?<br />Simultaneous update in realtime. Everytime one of us mo...
URL shortening<br />Examples: <br />Tinyurl<br />Bitly.com<br />Creation of qr images<br />
Audience participation<br />We have used polleverywhere.com<br />Commercial hardware <br />
Presentation Skills revisited…<br />So let’s get going. <br />Today is not going to be about me standing in front of of yo...
AVERAGE AGE OF FIRST-TIME R01-EQUIVALENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS BY DEGREE<br />Crowding<br />US-DHHS 2007 Report<br />“Hi...
Hyperlink to Googledocs<br />
Hyperlink to Googledocs<br />
Presentation revisited<br />
PreziLink http://bit.ly/rhFSSM<br />Prezi<br />
What have we explored<br />Communication in the Web 2.0 era<br />Applications and linking applications<br />Image and data...
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  • CGW introduces Kurt and Steve acts as facilitator. IT guys here also as some of you may want to pick up on this material later.
  • CGW These are our intended and documented learning outcomes. 2 hours will fly!
  • (Room may be crowded. Introduce Kurt who takes over here…
  • Time is short; we will cover different components through a mixture of presentation, and your involvement.
  • Probably will take a few minutes – allow 5 min
  • Anyone with a smartphoe. Select relevant wifi (IT?)
  • Laptop, similar process
  • Download the scan app
  • Kurt : Engagement
  • Kurt, Talk thro poll
  • Successful response
  • Kurt: opens voting….used audience participation before?
  • Students asked to split in to smaller groups. Flip chart. Salient points.Hold up at end of 10 mins, discuss briefly.Focus on communicating in your professional arena.
  • Why do we communicate? Description Innovation Advertisement and indoctrination Persuasion through rational argument Influence Shared idiom Shared understanding Shared workHow we communicate?VerbalNon-verbalToolsContentPresentationPaceAudience engagement InterpretationWhy do we need to think about this?A lot of communication is one-way and passive. Monologue versus discourse Key points, take home messages, learning bitesHow do we test:Comprehension/Success?We can use InteractionTwo way commincation
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  • Where do you get images from ?Answers on voting are: Google images, paper scans, you tube, facebook,creative commons, wellcome,servier, e-mail.Wellcome images can be used for education without copyright infringementqr
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  • CWe have created a Google account for todays work ‘advancedpostgrads@gmail.com. Password is advanced123
  • ‘advancedpostgrads@gmail.com. Password is advanced123
  • 10 mins5 mins FB
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  • 5 mins- what works?
  • Presentations aren’t all about Powerpoint. There are web 2.0 apps out there that can be useful…
  • Advanced Postgraduate Skills 2011 Presentation

    1. 1. Advanced Postgraduate Skills Workshop<br />Dr Kurt Wilson<br />Dr Steven Ford<br />Professor Clive G Wilson<br />
    2. 2. Intended learning outcomes<br />Introduction to or revision of <br />Skills and techniques of manuscript preparation<br />Skills and techniques of presentation preparation<br />Novel software packages and apps now available<br />Focus on scientific illustration and literature search tools<br />Use of advanced media tools in education and illustration<br />
    3. 3. Intended learning outcomes<br />How to communicate <br />How to collaborate<br />How to share<br />How to use Web 2.0 to: <br /> create<br /> collaborate<br /> share<br />
    4. 4. Learning activities<br />Presentation from the facilitators<br />Workshops<br />Peer-led review <br />
    5. 5. Now we need you to get prepared…<br />Log in to WiFi<br />Laptops<br />Smartphones<br />
    6. 6. Turn on and tune in…<br />
    7. 7. Get the Laptop set up (this is Lion on a mac, but don’t panic…)<br />
    8. 8.
    9. 9. Engagement<br />Using your smartphone to vote<br />
    10. 10.
    11. 11.
    12. 12. Engagement<br />Using your smartphone to vote<br />
    13. 13. Communicating an idea or theory…<br />Why do we communicate?<br />How do we communicate?<br />How do we communicate effectively?<br />Start Timer<br />10 Minutes<br />10<br />8<br />6<br />4<br />2<br />0<br />
    14. 14. Communicating an idea or theory…<br />Why do we communicate?<br />How do we communicate?<br />How do we communicate effectively?<br />
    15. 15. Communication requires:<br />A sender<br />A message<br />A recipient…<br />Ideally we test the effectiveness of communication by examining whether the recipient can use the information provided<br />
    16. 16. Sharing information sources: Your own data<br />USB pens<br />encryption<br />E-mail<br />U-Drive<br />Commercial Cloud repositories (Dropbox, iDisk, Skydrive) <br />Wikis<br />
    17. 17. Sharing information sources<br />
    18. 18. Hyperlink to Googledocs<br />
    19. 19. Using Googledoc to build up an idea<br />
    20. 20. Using Googledoc to refine and edit<br />http://bit.ly/pAw8YY<br />
    21. 21. Start Timer<br />10 Minutes<br />10<br />8<br />6<br />4<br />2<br />0<br />Peer to Peer – Your turn now….<br />
    22. 22. We used Dropbox to collaborate on this presentation<br />Why?<br />Simultaneous update in realtime. Everytime one of us modified the presentation, we were alerted to a new version.<br />Stable. <br />2 GB is free, and sufficient for at least a couple of projects<br />Can be saved off-stack to free up space.<br />Available on all platforms<br />Combination of ‘cloud’ and ‘personal’ data space<br />Note: This is not an advert for Dropbox. There are good alternatives!<br />
    23. 23. URL shortening<br />Examples: <br />Tinyurl<br />Bitly.com<br />Creation of qr images<br />
    24. 24. Audience participation<br />We have used polleverywhere.com<br />Commercial hardware <br />
    25. 25. Presentation Skills revisited…<br />So let’s get going. <br />Today is not going to be about me standing in front of of you all with a PowerPoint presentation, and as a presenter reading out everything on the slide, and expecting the audience to diligently listen…<br />What is wrong with this?<br />
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    27. 27. AVERAGE AGE OF FIRST-TIME R01-EQUIVALENT PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS BY DEGREE<br />Crowding<br />US-DHHS 2007 Report<br />“Higher education economics, meanwhile, are increasingly making tenure obsolete in favor of adjuncts and contract teaching anyway.”<br />
    28. 28. Hyperlink to Googledocs<br />
    29. 29. Hyperlink to Googledocs<br />
    30. 30. Presentation revisited<br />
    31. 31. PreziLink http://bit.ly/rhFSSM<br />Prezi<br />
    32. 32. What have we explored<br />Communication in the Web 2.0 era<br />Applications and linking applications<br />Image and data banks<br />Cloud software<br />Googledocs<br />Prezi<br />Dropbox<br />Cross platform sharing<br />Feedback and audience participation<br />Free stuff!<br />

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