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developing skills and techniques to visualize and present your work and ideas

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

Panelists

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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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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Fellows Forum: Writing Habits and Process: Getting Your Research Out There

Do you want your work to reach beyond your immediate academic community? This Forum focuses on writing about your research in a variety of settings and contexts including media, blogs, websites, and other outlets. You’ll learn tips for optimizing your writing productivity and explore ways of communicating your scholarly work through narratives accessible to a broader public.

Lauren E. Oakes, PhD '15, Lecturer, Program in Writing and Rhetoric & School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Science

Fellows Forum: Speaking to Expert Audiences

Learn practical and effective presentation strategies for conferences, job talks, and many other speaking venues in this information-packed session, presented by one of our campus experts.

John Boothroyd, associate vice provost, VPGE, and professor, Microbiology and Immunology

This interactive workshop will be followed by refreshments and networking.

Fellows Forum is designed for early-stage doctoral students but is open to all enrolled graduate students. Space is limited. If over-enrolled, priority will be given to SGF and NSF Fellows.

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. Chen, PhD, senior researcher, Designing Education Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering; director of ePortfolio Initiatives, Office of the University Registrar

CANCELED - Digital Teaching Café

Are you looking to expand your digital teaching toolbox? Curious to see some neat digital strategies in action to engage your students inside and outside the classroom? Do you already use Canvas, online discussion forums, or polling and want to expand your ideas? Have a specific digital challenge and need solutions, or simply looking for great ideas and fun conversations about teaching with technology?

Introduction to Mapping and Spatial Analysis with R

Goal of this workshop is to provide an introduction to R as tool to visualize and analyze spatial data. You will learn about the structure and characteristics of the sp and the sf spatial objects in R, you will explore some spatial operations, and you will get an overview of how you can plot and map spatial data interactively from R.

Requires a basic familiarity with R.

Please bring your own laptop.

This workshop is only for individuals affiliated with Stanford University (SUNet ID required).

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