Past Classes

March
2016

30 Minutes on How to Give a Great 10 Minute Talk: Crafting the Conference Presentation

This talk will focus on how the unique challenges of creating an effective and succinct presentation for scientific conferences. We will focus on how to summarize years of work in a short talk and how to design your content to reach a broader conference audience. At the end of this session, ... More
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August
2018

Cool Tools for Teachers: Nearpod and Poll Everywhere

Engage your learners during presentations and give every attendee a voice using Nearpod and Poll Everywhere. This will be a hands-on session using two active learning tools: Nearpod and Poll Everywhere. The session will cover polling, real-time assessments, and interactive presentations. Interested Attendees will receive a Nearpod and Poll Everywhere ... More
February
2016

Creating a Stunning Scientific Poster -- Best Practices

This course will provide an introduction to some basic principles of graphics design, and how these principles can guide the effective design of a scientific conference poster. At the end of this session, you'll be able to: Implement fundamental principles of graphic design to guide the layout of your poster Navigate the inherent ... More
November
2017

More Than Text: Digital Bioresearch Image & Video Resources

Looking for a video on how to tag macrophages with iron nanoparticles? Want to perform a differential diagnosis of a patient presenting with fever, conjunctival injection, rhinorrhea, and sore throat? Want to refer to a 3D real time anatomical resource?  Lane Medical Library subscribes to a suite of image resources ... More
June
2016

Nuts and Bolts of Copyright for Stanford Educators and Students

The course will: Provide an overview of the key aspects of US copyright law that impact Stanford Review Stanford policies related to copyright and other intellectual property concerns Look at common copyright-related issues for Stanford faculty and students, and provide guidance on how best to address those concerns
March
2016

Optimizing your Presentation Graphics

When used effectively, graphics can significantly enhance a presentation. This lecture/demo will help you optimize presentation graphics. We will start by highlighting best practices when it comes to incorporating pre-existing graphics into your presentation. We will also explore tools and techniques for creating your own reusable presentation graphics in Microsoft ... More
August
2016

Scientific Animations for Your Presentations

Scientific animations can be powerful tools for engaging your audience and conveying "big picture" ideas. This seminar provide an introductory overview to animation styles and software you can use to create animations for your own presentations!  We will cover hand drawn computer animation, stop motion animation and 3D animation with ... More
February
2016

The Very Best Practices for Presenters

This talk will highlight effective techniques for excellent oral presentations of scientific material. This session is designed to be useful for both the experienced speaker as well as those uncomfortable with public speaking. At the end of this session, you will be able to: Design a better talk— how to find your ... More
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