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Applying digital & multimedia tools

Communicating Data & Storytelling for Impact

"Transforming facts into actionable information that can activate an agenda requires an array of skills, from creating compelling graphs to developing crisp messaging to implementing an outreach plan." 

Speaker Andy Krackov, President Hillcrest Advisory

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Thomas Hayden, PhD Professor of the Practice, Earth Systems Program Director, Master of Arts in Earth Systems, Environmental Communication Program

Quick Bytes: Effective Slide Design and Delivery - Strategies for Maximizing Your Impact

Take your presentations from blasé to bold in this interactive session on slide design and delivery. You’ll learn how to avoid the most common complaints about presentation slides; practice embodiment and vocalization strategies for improving your clarity, authenticity and impact; and then produce and share a few slides of your own. The techniques offered in this workshop can be used to enhance audience understanding and attention across fields.

Zandra L. Jordan, PhD, MDiv, MAT, director, Hume Center for Writing and Speaking

Quick Bytes: Developing Your Professional Digital Presence

What are the variety of ways to develop your professional digital presence, and what unique opportunities do digital media afford you? Learn the steps to telling your professional story online and why this matters in the digital age.

Helen L. ChenPhD, director, ePortfolio Initiatives and research scientist, Designing Education Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering

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Storytelling in Science and the Path to the Popular Press

Want to write a non-fiction book for a popular audience? Interested in reaching beyond the academic community and sharing a story from your years of research? Publishing with apopular press is a challenging process and one distinctly different from the path to creating an academic book. Join author and Stanford Ph.D. graduate Lauren E. Oakes for a workshop on navigating the popular book-writing process for scholars, from idea to execution to publication and marketing. For the highly motivated faculty member, Ph.D. student, or postdoc with a book idea in mind.

Science and Spirituality in Conversation

According to recent polls, most Americans are supportive of science and also identify as religious or spiritual. However, some scientists are uncertain about how to foster dialogue about science or their specific research interests with individuals who hold religious perspectives and faith-informed worldviews. This winter, please join us for a conversation between Dr. Willis Jenkins and Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, moderated by Stanford Earth Dean Stephan Graham, on developing discourse between researchers and religious publics.  Dr.

Fellows Forum: Creating and Managing Your Professional Digital Presence

What is a digital presence and is it even worth the time to manage it? Do you need social media tools to tell your story? In this interactive workshop led by digital branding expert  Sheetal Patel, you will learn how to develop your professional reputation to help you make connections by building your story and online presence.

Sheetal Patel, MA, PhD, Career Content Lead, Career Management Center, Graduate School of Business

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