The Craft of Scientific Presentations: Critical Steps to Succeed and Critical Errors to Avoid

Author: Michael Alley
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by jrauser   2019-01-10
For scientific/technical talks specifically, a truly useful technique I learned from The Craft of Scientific Presentations[1] is the assertion-evidence slide.

This type of slide has a complete sentence at the top that makes a substantive assertion. Then the rest of the slide contains evidence for that assertion usually in the form of a diagram, chart or table. This type of slide is the backbone of a scientific presentation.

Generally, Alley's book is extremely useful.

[1]: https://www.amazon.com/Craft-Scientific-Presentations-Critic...