This is a question I get asked a lot. Whether it is for hiring, tenure, or a research grant, researchers seem unsure of the value of conference papers. It's all about impact Conference presentations feel like they have more impact than other forms of dissemination. There are real people in the … [Read more...] about Do Conference Papers Count?
Are you going to a large disciplinary conference? Are you worried about your conference presentation? Or excited about meeting up with colleagues you don’t see in person very often? Is this your first time? Are you unsure about what it’ll be like? What to wear? Who to talk to? How your … [Read more...] about Getting the most from conferences
In the last post, Melonie Fullick gave a review of Prezi based on her experience of using it for her recent conference presentation. Here are Melonie's thoughts on the process of learning to use Prezi, along with useful links to help. Prezi is a presentation editor that runs entirely online, … [Read more...] about Getting started using Prezi
Shortly after Congress, Melonie Fullick shared a copy of her presentation. She'd used a new online presentation software called Prezi and I was intrigued with the possibilities. I asked her to write about it for us. In addition to the different visual possibilities and the general need to make … [Read more...] about Presentations, articles, and writing to think
The academic conference paper serves a couple of purposes. draft of an eventual journal article getting feedback meeting people with similar interests You probably have 15-20 minutes to present. And one of the most common complaints about conference presentations is that they go over … [Read more...] about Your conference paper & how you present it