Making Effective Presentations at Professional Conferences

Author: Mary Renck Jalongo

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319231747

Category: Education

Page: 124

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This work prepares teachers, college students, and higher education faculty to conduct various types of presentations, including workshops and teacher inservice trainings; poster sessions; panel discussions; roundtables; research forums; and technology-supported presentations. Making effective presentations to fellow professionals at conferences is an important contribution for educators at all levels, from basic through higher education. The book takes the approach of a “paper mentor” that guides the reader through the use of templates, specific examples, and a wide range of on-line resources.
Creating Effective Conference Abstracts and Posters in Biomedicine

Author: Jane Fraser

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781315357911

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 152

For most biomedical researchers and academics, preparing conference abstracts and posters is an important part of professional life. With good preparation and practice, all scientists can produce abstracts that act as effective ambassadors for their research. A well designed poster can help you to enhance your professional reputation in addition to communicating your data. This book aims to help you achieve these objectives. This book is designed for you to use when you are actually preparing a conference abstract or poster. It is intended to answer the most frequent questions, and to help you avoid the most common problems and pitfalls. Just dip into any chapter and you will find a range of tips relevant to the abstract or poster you are preparing right now. As a researcher and academic, you need to be able to disseminate and communicate your research work and findings. While many will view writing for peer-reviewed journals as the pinnacle of the academic communication hierarchy, being able to write and present conference abstracts and posters is also extremely important. Taking your work to conferences allows you to meet experts from all around the world, to exchange ideas in person and to network with potential employers and collaborators. 'This book is a gem of useful, practical tips covering the entire process - from reading the abstract submission guidelines, through to writing and laying out your poster and creating e-posters. If you are a novice this is the ideal book to guide you through every step. And, even if you consider yourself an expert, there is bound to be some useful information you can glean from the 500 or so tips. By reading this book, in sequence, or by dipping into relevant chapters, you will have all the necessary help with preparing abstracts and posters right at your fingertips' - Catherine Dunbar in her Foreword.
Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge

Author: Dee McGonigle

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9781284234770

Category: Medical

Page: 606

View: 294

Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Fifth Edition is a foundational text for teaching nursing students the core concepts of knowledge management while providing an understanding of the current technological tools and resources available.
How to Make Effective Presentations

Author: Elizabeth P. Tierney

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781452247755


Page: 128

View: 833

,Public speaking remains a nerve-racking experience for even the most frequent practitioners. This unique guide is written specifically for the needs of academic presenters; both teachers and students. It combines the principles of effective communication with practical suggestions for success in all types of academic presentation formats including lectures, papers, symposia, speeches, research proposals and conferences.
Communicating Professionally, Third Edition

Author: Catherine Sheldrick Ross

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN: 9781555709082

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 472

View: 875

An updated and expanded version of the training guide Booklist called "one of the most valuable professional publications to come off the presses in a long time," the new third edition of Communicating Professionally is completely revised with new sections outlining the opportunities offered by contemporary communication media. With more resource information on cross-cultural communication, including new applications of communication principles and the latest research-based material on communication in general, this comprehensive manual covers Fundamental skills such as listening, speaking, and writing Reading others’ nonverbal behavior How to integrate skills, with tips for practicing Sense-making, a theory of information as communication Common interactions like speaking one-on-one, working in groups, and giving presentations Training others in communication skills, including a special section on technology-based training
Planning a Successful Conference

Author: Cynthia Winter

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780803955257

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 153

View: 264

Your professional association just asked you to plan next year's conference. But where do you begin? Cynthia Winter, a professional meeting planner with 25 years' experience planning academic conferences, guides you through the many details necessary for planning a successful, smoothly run conference. Winter addresses the planning process for the novice conference chair, from the initial design to the final wrap-up, with useful advice on some of the major tasks involved: program planning, budgeting, pricing, finding a suitable location, advertising, scheduling rooms, finding speakers and entertainment, and organizing banquets. This volume also describes the benefits to and activities of savvy conference attendees. A series of appendixes and resource listings provide you with the tools you'll need to run an enjoyable, informative conference.
Practical Approaches to Applied Research and Program Evaluation for Helping Professionals

Author: Casey A. Barrio Minton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351611534

Category: Psychology

Page: 293

View: 237

Practical Approaches to Applied Research and Program Evaluation for Helping Professionals is a comprehensive textbook that presents master’s-level counseling students with the skills and knowledge they need to successfully evaluate the effectiveness of mental health services and programs. Each chapter, aligned with 2016 Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) standards, guides counseling students through study design and evaluation fundamentals that will help them understand existing research and develop studies to best assess their own applied research questions. Readers will learn the basics of research concepts as applied to evaluative tasks, the art of matching evaluative methods to questions, specific considerations for practice-based evaluative tasks, and practical statistical options matched to practice-based tasks. Readers can also turn to the book’s companion website to access worksheets for practitioner and student planning exercises, spreadsheets with formulas for basic data analysis, a sample database, PowerPoint outlines , and discussion questions and activities aligned to each chapter.
Proceedings of the International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education

Author: R. Natarajan

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9788132219316

Category: Science

Page: 641

View: 441

This book comprises the proceedings of the International Conference on Transformations in Engineering Education conducted jointly by BVB College of Engineering & Technology, Hubli, India and Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE). This event is done in collaboration with International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES), American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and Global Engineering Deans' Council (GEDC). The conference is about showcasing the transformational practices in Engineering Education space.
Technology Integration and Foundations for Effective Leadership

Author: Wang, Shuyan

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466626874

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 361

View: 889

As new technology continues to emerge, the training and education of learning new skills and strategies become important for professional development. Therefore, technology leadership plays a vital role for the use of technology in organizations by providing guidance in the many aspects of using technologies. Technology Integration and Foundations for Effective Leadership provides detailed information on the aspects of effective technology leadership, highlighting instructions on creating a technology plan as well as the successful integration of technology into the educational environment. This reference source aims to offer a sense of structure and basic information on designing, developing, and evaluating technology projects to ensure maximum success.
Research Methods for Public Administrators

Author: Gary Rassel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000293661

Category: Social Science

Page: 536

View: 957

Research Methods for Public Administrators contains a thorough overview of research methods and statistical applications for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, and practitioners. The material is based on established social science methods. Concepts and applications are discussed and illustrated with examples from actual research. The book covers research design, methods of data collection, instructions on formulating research plans, measurement, sampling procedures, and statistical applications from basic statistics to more advance techniques. The basics of conducting experiments, survey research, case studies, and focus groups are discussed. Data organization, management, and analysis are also covered, as are data analysis and hypothesis testing. Descriptive and inferential statistics are discussed and illustrated with examples. The book also includes a chapter on obtaining and analyzing secondary data (data already collected for other purposes) and a chapter on reporting and presenting research results to a variety of audiences. This is a general textbook written primarily for students of public administration and practitioners in public and not-for-profit organizations. It includes materials shown to be useful in gathering and assessing information for making decisions and implementing policies. The material is discussed at a level to be accessible and with enough detail to be useful. New to the seventh edition: Additional and expanded material on qualitative research, big data, metadata, literature reviews, and causal inference New material on experiments and experimental research New examples and case studies, including those dealing with public policy Expanded material on using computers for data management Information on new NSF and NIH ethics and protection of human subjects requirements for researchers New data sets and Power Point slides for each chapter.