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Write on t arget. We can even answer rhetorical questions. 458-1455 writingcenter.tamu.edu. Research Posters. Posters: Text + Visuals. Combine textual and visual elements to get a message clearly and concisely to a viewer
We can even answer rhetorical questions.
Combine textual and visual elements to get a message clearly and concisely to
Use a process of drafting, revising, and editing just as you do to write a paper
Display research in a concise and reader-friendly format, usually at meeting or conferences
Displayed with other posters and attendees read them at will
Scheduled poster session times: stand with your poster and explain it to people who come by
Viewers come and go: opportunity exists for extensive discussion with genuinely interested, informed people
You might target an expert or non-expert audience, or both. Know who your most likely audience will
be before you write.
The expert will want to
The non-expert will want to
know results or applications.
Target the audience with your content, style, word choice, and visuals.
Research posters follow the IMRaD format.
Use bullets, white space, italics, bold, underlining, and headings to guide the eye. Use them consistently.
Make paragraphs and
Rewrite for the poster ( don’t recycle a paper ).
Watch for typos and errors.
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Evaluation of Legume Cooking CharacteristicsUsing a Rapid Screening Method.
H.S.Yeung1, R.W.Waniska2, J.Ehlers3
Table 5. Cooking Qualities of Cowpeas
Samples of 5 g from each variety; placed into plastic bags containing 3 punched holes
Plastic bags were filled with 60 mL of water and soaked overnight for 16 hr
Table 1: Undercooked Cowpeas Cooked 5 Additional Minutes
Bags were held by rods in a large cooking container and boiled until the majority of the seeds were fully cooked
Table 2: Overcooked Cowpeas Cooked 5 Minutes Less
Table 3:Fall Coachella Valley
Broth was drained from plastic bags through a punched hole
Table 4: UC Riverside
Seeds and their broth were placed in individual bowls
1. Intact seeds were selected from 25 cowpea varieties and a reference cowpea sample
Bean and Cowpea CRSP for partial financial support; Dr. Agnes Mwangwela and Dr. Amanda Minnaar for their assistance in method development; Texture Technologies Corp., Scarsdale, NY/Stable Micro Systems, Godalming, Surrey, UK).
Visual elements should be:
Legible from a distance
Numbered, titled, and referenced in text
Designed to get the gist of your message
Use color purposefully to:
Guide the audience through the poster
Create a mood or suggest a theme
in vertical columns
Practice short (2 minute) and long (10 minute) versions of your explanation
Anticipate questions you might get and how you will answer them
Do not block or read from the poster, but do point out figures and use them in your explanation
Make sure you can sum up your poster’s key points and conclusion in 2-3 sentences
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