Making a Presentation. Research Methods and Data College of Advancing Studies Brendan A. Rapple. Preparation. No one is a born speaker. Important to practice as much as possible. Prepare a script. Good idea to practice in front of a mirror. Preparation (cont.).
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Research Methods and Data
College of Advancing Studies
Brendan A. Rapple
Examines the nature and possible arguments for various competing forms of political organization, such as:
Explores such questions as
Remember: Readability! Readability! Readability!
This is a good mix of colors. Readable!
This is a bad mix of colors. Low contrast.
This is a good mix of
This is a bad mix of
colors. Avoid bright
colors on white.
Avoid using graphics that are difficult to read. In this example, the bright colors on a white background and the small font make the graph hard to read. It would be very difficult to see, especially in the back of a room.
This graph contains too much information in an unreadable format.
These are examples of
good graphs, with nice
line widths and good
The following seven slides have been borrowed from:
The above presentation has a lot of good tips.
Diagram 1: Life cycle of the Frog
Diagram 1: Life cycle of Xenopus sp.
Effects of Caffeine on Test Scores
Note: Red indicates data with a significant p-value