Newspaper Column Visualization Advantages Commonplace Predictable Easy to produce Advantages Commonplace Predictable Easy to produce Drawbacks Text driven “Template” Drawbacks Text driven “Template” Advantages Unique Reveals data relationships Advantages Unique Reveals data relationships Drawbacks Time and skill Data dependent Drawbacks Time and skill Data dependent
Specific but brief background Major implications Less jargon Filter Terminology Less background, elaborate details Major implications Nuanced interpretations DisciplineField
Effects of ethanol on shoaling behavior in Zebrafish (Danio reiro) Example of modulated title Drunk fish swim alone Alcohol consumption influences social interaction in Zebrafish DisciplineField General
Presentation is an essential part of the poster presentation Oral Presentation: Take Home Messages Modulation content to specific audience types promotes memorability and facilitates discussion
1. Relating the context of research poster session is vital for helping students understand purpose, need, and strategies for visual and oral communication. 2. By exploring two models of visualizing research poster design, students heighten awareness of visual design and can cultivate creative thinking.
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