Course:LFS350/Final Project Presentation Infographic

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Overview

  • 10% of Final Mark
  • Infographics will be printed and displayed in an public setting
  • Similar to an academic paper poster presentation, group members will be responsible for engaging audience members in a discussion about their project, mediated through the project infographic.
  • Groups will be assessed on the quality of their infographic as well as their presentation style during the public session

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the purposes of and potential uses for infographics
  2. Cultivate creative visual communication skills
  3. Disseminate the key findings and implications of your community-based project to diverse audiences

Instructions

Infographic

  • Sign up for a free account on PiktoChart: https://piktochart.com/
  • Create an infographic that represents a summary of your community-based project in a visually engaging way, focusing on the following:
  1. The issue
  2. Why it matters
  3. How you approached the issue
  4. What you found
  5. Take-home message

Presentation

  • All 24 group infographic posters will be printed and posted in an open public space on campus (location to be determined).
  • Community partners, faculty members, and the general public will be encouraged to circulate, review your posters and ask questions.
  • Your TA and another individual will assess your infographic and presentation
  • 2 group members will be expected to be present at all times to engage with individuals as they approach your poster.
  • Prepare an Elevator Pitch (2-3mins summary of your project) and prepare to go into further detail about your project specifics.
  • Visit this site for tips on how to prepare and present your Elevator Pitch http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/articles/10.1038/nj7435-137a
  • Be proactive! Don't wait for individuals to talk to you.
  • Practice, practice, practice.