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University of Toronto Mississauga
Department of Geography Academic Year 2010-2011

GGR417Y5 Research Project

 

 Instructor: Pierre Desrochers

 

 Lectures: Tuesday 1-2PM

 

 Phone: (905) 828-5206

Office: Davis Building, room 3273

 

 Lecture room: SE 1153

 

 E-mail: pierre.desrochers@utoronto.ca

 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS


September 21, 2010

This presentation is informal. It should last between 5 and 10 minutes. You should prepare at most two (2) PP slides of your revised timeline in tabular form, but otherwise have no other visuals.

November 16, 2010; March 1, 2011; March 22, 2011
There are no specific guidelines for these presentations, other than they must last between 15 and 20 minutes. You are strongly encouraged to look up the following websites for do's and don't's:

General interest
On the Effective Use of PowerPoint
- University of Pennsylvania (Library) "PowerPoint Do's and Don't's."

On Academic Talks
- Jonathan Shewchuk (CSD- UC Berkeley) "Giving an Academic Talk."
- Mark D. Hill (CS - UWM). 1997. "Oral Presentation Advice" and David A. Patterson (CSD - UC Berkeley). ~ 1983. "How to Give a Bad Talk."
- Geoff Pullum (Linguistics - University of Edinburgh) "Five Golden Rules (well, actually six) for Giving Academic Presentations."

In the Sciences
- Richard M. Reis. 2001. "Giving a Job Talk in the Sciences" Chronicles of Higher Education, March 30.

In the Humanities
- Paul N. Edwards. 2004. (Information - University of Michigan). "How to Give an Academic Talk: Changing the Culture of Public Speaking in the Humanities."

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