2013

The Craft of Scientific Presentations

Critical Steps to Succeed and Critical Errors to Avoid

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-8278-0 (Print) 978-1-4419-8279-7 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Pages 1-13

    Chapter 1 Introduction

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    Pages 15-16

    Chapter 2 Speech: The Words You Say

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    Pages 17-34

    Critical Error 1 Giving the Wrong Speech

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    Pages 35-47

    Critical Error 2 Boring Your Audience

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    Pages 49-58

    Chapter 3 Structure: The Strategy You Choose

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    Pages 59-67

    Critical Error 3 Trying to Cover Too Much

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    Pages 69-78

    Critical Error 4 Losing the Audience from the Start

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    Pages 79-87

    Critical Error 5 Losing the Audience on the Trail

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    Pages 89-103

    Critical Error 6 Not Anticipating the Audience’s Bias

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    Pages 105-128

    Chapter 4 Visual Aids: Your Supporting Cast

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    Pages 129-170

    Critical Error 7 Following the Defaults of PowerPoint

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    Pages 171-201

    Critical Error 8 Following the Common Practices of PowerPoint Talks

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    Pages 203-211

    Critical Error 9 Not Accounting for Murphy’s Law

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    Pages 213-219

    Chapter 5 Delivery: You, the Room, and the Audience

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    Pages 221-227

    Critical Error 10 Not Preparing Enough

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    Pages 229-241

    Critical Error 11 Drawing Words from the Wrong Well

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    Pages 243-258

    Critical Error 12 Not Paying Attention

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    Pages 259-272

    Critical Error 13 Losing Composure

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    Pages 273-275

    Chapter 6 Conclusion

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 277-286