Dazzle 'Em With Style

2nd Edition

The Art of Oral Scientific Presentation

Authors: Robert RH Anholt Robert RH Anholt
Paperback ISBN: 9780123694522
eBook ISBN: 9780080461045
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 6th September 2005
Page Count: 192
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Description

Mastering the art of communicating scientific information is more critical than ever for a successful career in science and technology. Scientists today must be able to effectively convey sophisticated information to a broad audience that may include students, colleagues around the world, regulatory bodies, granting agencies, legislators, and the lay public. In this engaging and lively book, the author provides a step-by-step guide to the complete process of making a scientific presentation from preparation to delivery. It offers numerous examples highlighting what to follow and what to avoid. This revised edition covers the effective use of PowerPoint™ and other computer-based presentation programs. It also includes a handy checklist, new illustrations, and tips on handling an audience in a foreign country.

Readership

Scientists, engineers, instructors, practitioners, and students, regardless of specialty or research discipline, who deliver presentations

Table of Contents

Foreword Preface Preparing a Scientific Presentation The Structure of a Scientific Presentation Visual Displays: How to (and Not to) Use Them Delivery Appendix: Checklists Recommended Reading

Details

No. of pages:
192
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080461045
Paperback ISBN:
9780123694522

About the Author

Robert RH Anholt

Affiliations and Expertise

W.M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.

Robert RH Anholt

Affiliations and Expertise

W.M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, U.S.A.

Reviews

"Brimming with sound general advice and many excellent tips and tricks. Dazzle 'em with Style aims to leave its readers so prepared for their presentations that their brilliance will come shining though." - CIVIL ENGINEERING (July 2006)