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Author Anholt, Robert Rene Henri, 1951-

Title Dazzle 'em with style : the art of oral scientific presentation / Robert R.H. Anholt.

Imprint Philadelphia : Elsevier Academic Press, ©2006.

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Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 171 pages) : illustrations
Summary 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.
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Preparing a scientific presentation -- 2. The structure of a scientific presentation -- 3. Visual displays: how to (and not to) use them -- 4. Delivery -- App. A Checklist for presentations -- App. B Evaluation form.
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Subject Communication in science.
Public speaking.
Lectures and lecturing.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Title Dazzle them with style
Other Form: Print version: Anholt, Robert Rene Henri, 1951- Dazzle 'em with style. 2nd ed. Philadelphia : Elsevier Academic Press, ©2006 0123694523 9780123694522 (DLC) 2005015693 (OCoLC)60550670
ISBN 0080461042 (electronic bk.)
9780080461045 (electronic bk.)