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Finding & Citing Scholarly Resources
Chapter 9: Searching and Citing the Literature
Packer, C. (2019). Using the Literature Search to Optimize Patient Care. Presenting Your Case (1st ed.). Springer Nature. https://www-r2library-com.proxygw.wrlc.org/Resource/Title/3030137910/ch0009
Structuring Content: Introductions, Conclusions & Focus
- Introduce yourself!
- Include a slide outlining your presentation.
- Tell the audience why they should be interested: why is this important? why is this relevant?
- For instance, use a surprising statistic. (Statista is one database for statistical information.)
- Recap the most important points, usually 2-5 things.
- Provide a verbal cue, i.e. ‘thank you for your time', to let the audience that you are done.
Interacting with the Audience
- Ask audience questions to gauge prior knowledge and comprehension during/after the presentation
- Use games to polls to engage the audience.
Case Discussion Questions
From the SMHS Center for Faculty Excellence, a helpful list of questions to use to facilitate discussion about a case.
"a digital workspace for visual collaboration"
- Use phrases and words to guide your talk.
- Don’t write in complete sentences unless using a direct quote.
- Use a large font size and sans serif font style
- Use color schemes with good contrast to improve ease-of-reading and accessibility.
- Do NOT rely on color alone. For instance, use a combination of tools to highlight an important point.
Find Images for Presentations