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1 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at

2 Focus of the Research Poster Starting point for discussion Summarize your research Focus on findings/results What was learned from results

3 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Why Use PowerPoint? Ease of Use Widely Available Flexibility in Design Easy to Print, Better Results Easily Create Poster-Sized Documents

4 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Poster Layout 2-3 Vertical Columns- Read Left to Right Minimum ½” Outside Margins

5 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Chunk Information Use Bullet Points when appropriate Choose Words and Graphics Carefully Not the place to print your entire paper

6 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Basic Poster Requirements University of Wisconsin-Stout in Title UW-Stout Shield and Bar logo (on templates) Maximum Poster Size 42” X 46” NCUR Requirements, if applicable

7 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Font Choice Avoid Script Avoid ALL CAPS Limit to Two Fonts Light Font/Dark Background Dark Font/Light Background (Preferred)

8 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Font Choice (continued) Avoid Serif Fonts: Bookman Old Cambria Courier Garamond Times New Roman Garamond Use Sans Serif fonts: Arial Calibri Franklin Gothic Book Lucida Sans Tahoma Verdana

9 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Font Sizing Headings: 40 Points Text: 28 Points Minimum: Recommended: Text: 32 Points Headings: 48 Points

10 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Images Why use images? Draw attention Illustrate ideas Show process Reinforce Message

11 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Image Essentials Higher Resolution = Higher Quality Large size for viewing at a distance Use your own research photos, charts If not your own Get copyright permission Use Creative Commons/Public Domain sources Can use royalty-free, but you must pay

12 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Cropping Images Before After Cropping removes unnecessary information Crop in Photoshop or other image editing program Crop using crop feature in PowerPoint

13 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Image Compression Please compress images to reduce file size 1.Select images 2.Open Picture Tools tab 3.Choose Compress pictures

14 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Using Charts Make easy-to-read charts Title your charts Label chart information Use color where appropriate

15 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Finishing Touches Proofread carefully Have others proofread carefully LTS will not proofread for you Be ready to answer questions Provide address to those wanting electronic copies

16 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Events and Deadlines Posters submitted after deadlines will be printed on a first-come, first-served basis. No guarantee is made that posters will be printed in time for events if not submitted by the deadline date. Posters which will be paid for by Research Services and submitted during the poster cutoff dates cannot be printed by LTS without approval from Jane Anderson.Jane Anderson EventEvent DateSubmission Deadline NCUR 20154/16/20153/25/2015 Posters in the Rotunda4/22/20153/31/2015 Symposium4/24/20154/3/2015 UW-Stout Research Day4/26/20154/7/2015 Poster Printing Cutoff4/21/ /29/2015 No Student Posters Printed

17 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Printing Deadlines Why prepare & submit my poster early? Time to make edits before submission Make other changes before submission Avoid last-minute rush Get poster back sooner Have poster printed before cutoff date

18 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Submission Submit your poster in both PowerPoint format (.ppt or.pptx) and PDF format (.pdf) Submit together with Completed Research Poster Submission form Send to Include poster files and form as attachments

19 Learning Technology Services Inspiring Innovation. Learn more at Previous Student Work The following posters are examples of student work previously submitted. They are provided as a means to stimulate thought as you design your own poster.

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29 Additional Resources LTS Research Posters Resources Page PowerPoint 2010 tutorials PowerPoint 2013 tutorials


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