Scientific Presentations

04-GEO-SOS1

Lecturer

Martin Wegmann

ECTS

5 ECTS

 

Aim

The students will learn to design scientifically relevant presentations.

Presentations, approaches and layouts as well as programs will be discussed with regard to its scientific content and goal to ensure high quality presentations and dissemination of relevant information.

 

Content

Visual scientific presentation skills will be taught. Existing presentations will be discussed and evaluated with regard to visual appearance, scientific content and dissemination. Moreover design and appearance of presentations and poster will be discussed and guidelines provided. Individual training of presentations using a variety of programs will be part of it as well. Alternative presentation methods will be introduced (e.g. knitr, beamer).

 

Coding

Visual as well as coding approaches for presentations are covered

Software

Various software programs will be used, but mainly R with knitr, markdown, slidify etc. or Latex Beamer

Techniques

Different visualisation, oral presentation as well as preparation techniques will be introduced and practically applied.

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Content

Theoretical and practical background of scientific presentations and their underlying assumptions and software are covered

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