Presenting with Style; Utilising Infographics & Visuals
For Modern Researcher 2, w/c 7th November 2022
You must engage with the activities below, then attend one of the following sessions:
- Thursday 10th November 1 pm - 1:50 pm (online via Microsoft Teams)
- Thursday 10th November 2 pm - 2:50 pm (on-campus in Wilberforce LR8)
This session consists of videos to watch ahead of the workshop, activities to undertake before the workshop, and activities to contribute to during the workshop.
- Using images for effective communication
- Sourcing images with an appropriate licence
- Citing images appropriately to acknowledge sources
- Understanding copyright and copyright exceptions
- Creating your own diagrams to communicate
- Understand the ethical issues associated with editing
Watch this: Presenting with style [video 1]
Activity A: Finding appropriate images
For this activity, we want you to try and find some appropriate photographs to illustrate the three topics introduced in the video. Use the free photography/image resources from our Digital Student website to help you get started and then share your favourite idea on the Canvas discussion posts below:
Watch this: Citation and attribution [video 2]
Watch this: Creating your own diagrams [video 3]
Activity B: Creating a diagram
For this activity we want you to create a diagram to represent some element of your research structure. This could be your whole project, just your literature review, a particular chapter, how your conceptual framework impacts your research - anything that will be useful for you. We will use this week's session as an opportunity to share these with each other.
Watch this: Images & copyright [video 4]
Using images for outstanding presentations
Watch the video and then look at the question on for Activity C.
Watch this: Using images for outstanding presentations [video 5]
This activity is consider and form an opinion about the ethical question posed towards the end of Video 5: At which point does legitimate image editing become tampering? We will discuss this in the live session.
Which stage is acceptable editing?
- Leave as original
- Adjust contrast
- Remove blemishes
- Remove outliers