The College of Graduate
Graduate Research Symposium
April 19th, 2013
Campus Center Large Ballroom
Along with other useful tips and guidelines, you may use the following information to help in creating a successful oral presentation at the Graduate Research Symposium.
Know your audience
Structure your presentation in a clear and concise manner so that your audience will stay interested and focused on your presentation.
Be organized and professional
Structure your presentation in a logical sequence. Use unambiguous vocabulary. Be knowledgeable about your research. Spend time practicing your presentation. Presentations should be 20-25 minutes total including a question and answer period. Check your spelling and grammar. Dress appropriately and professionally. Stay calm.
If using PowerPoint, please include the following:
Be sure your presentation is not overwhelming to the audience.
Remember you did the research, not your audience.
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» Call for Papers
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» Tips for Oral Presentations
» Graduate Professional Student Association
Please review our FAQ section. For any additional questions, please e-mail Lauren Lamothe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last Modified: December 12, 2012