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Author Alley, Michael.

Title The craft of scientific presentations : critical steps to succeed and critical errors to avoid / Michael Alley.

Published New York : Springer, 2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Cres  808.0665 ALLE    MISSING
Physical description xv, 241 pages : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Speech: The Words You Say -- Critical Error 1. Giving the Wrong Speech -- Critical Error 2. Drawing Words from the Wrong Well -- Ch. 3. Structure: The Strategy You Choose -- Critical Error 3. Leaving the Audience at the Dock -- Critical Error 4. Losing the Audience at Sea -- Ch. 4. Visual Aids: Your Supporting Cast -- Critical Error 5. Projecting Slides That No One Reads -- Critical Error 6. Projecting Slides That No One Remembers -- Critical Error 7. Ignoring Murphy's Law -- Ch. 5. Delivery: You, the Room, and the Audience -- Critical Error 8. Not Preparing Enough -- Critical Error 9. Not Paying Attention -- Critical Error 10. Losing Composure -- Ch. 6. Conclusion -- App. A. Checklist for Scientific Presentations -- App. B. Design of Scientific Posters.
Summary "What distinguishes this book on scientific presentations is that it anchors all its advice in the experiences of scientists and engineers, including such successful presenters as Richard Feynman, Heinrich Hertz, Rita Levi-Montalcini, and Linus Pauling as well as currently active laboratory directors, scientists, and engineers."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Communication in science.
Communication of technical information.
Lectures and lecturing.
ISBN 0387955550 (paperback: alk. paper)