The Elements of Visual Communication, by Melissa Clarkson

Are you in the process of composing a set of slides, a handout, or some other graphical document? You may want to read Melissa Clarkson's new contribution to the site, on The Elements of Visual Communication, where she identifies key strategies for graphically communicate (A) hierarchy, (B) grouping and (C) sequence, three relationships … [Read more...]

IEEE USA Webinar: That Bullet Is Not Magic – Avoid Presentation Mistakes and Create New Best Practices

IEEE USA will be presenting a webinar, led by Dr. Traci Nathans-Kelly, on slide design for presentations, titled "That Bullet Is Not Magic - Avoid Presentation Mistakes and Create New Best Practices " on December 4, 2014, 2:00-3:00pm EDT.  … [Read more...]

IEEE USA Webinar: Poster Presentations with Power

Date: 24 September 2014 Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM EDT A webinar by Julia Williams, for the IEEE USA Building on her earlier IEEE USA webinar “Presentations with Power,” Dr. Julia Williams, president of the IEEE Professional Communication Society, presents a one hour webinar designed to help you make impactful, memorable poster presentations. … [Read more...]

2014 IEEE PCS Conference Student Poster Competition Winners

3rd Place - "Coffee" Miranda Byrd, Graphic Design, Avila Univ.

Congratulations to the three winners of the 2014 IEEE PCS student poster competition! Click on the thumbnails for larger images.   … [Read more...]

2013 IEEE PCS Conference Student Poster Competition Winners

1st Place – Tzu Wen Wu* (Univ. of Washington)

Congratulations to the six winners of the 2013 IEEE PCS student poster competition! Click on the thumbnails for full size images. Graduate Winners: Undergraduate Winners: * Team members: Praveen Shekhar, Zulka Ramirez, Marc Perez, Johnson Huynh and Jackie Holmes   … [Read more...]

Featured Article: Picture Perfect: Using Illustrations in Technical Communication

By Samartha Vashishtha, Content and Community Lead, Adobe Systems Ten years ago, a BBC.com feature1 made a startling observation. It warned that the addictive nature of Web browsing could leave the average human with an attention span of nine seconds—“roughly that of a goldfish.”2 The Internet has only become a bigger and busier place … [Read more...]

Podcast: Creating Effective Presentation Slides

Jean-luc Doumont, a world-acclaimed expert in oral presentations and a senior member of IEEE, addresses in his informative podcast the key methods you can employ to create effective presentation slides. … [Read more...]