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SOC 101: Intro to Sociology: Poster Presentation Assignment
When your poster is complete, Save As PDF. Review the PDF file prior to sending to your professor for printing.
Infographic Creation With Canva
I'm in LOVE with Canva for graphic creation. Canva recently released a new infographic feature that allows you to visually represent your data. Consider using an infographic within your poster for more visual effect. Use the resources below to get started with Canva.
Canva Tutorial: Create a Slick Infographic in 15 Minutes
Sociological Images encourages all kinds of people to exercise and develop their sociological imagination by presenting brief discussions of compelling and timely imagery that span the breadth of sociological inquiry. Sociological Images is used as a source by a wide range of news organizations and are routinely cross-posted at high profile news and opinion sites.
Contexts, peer-reviewed and published quarterly, offers a smartly written, thought-provoking take on modern life in our communities. It takes our favorite newspapers and magazines one step further, answering the "Why does that happen?" question with the research and experience of the best sociologists in the United States. Both the educated lay reader and those in sociology and its related fields find the articles captivating. An official publication of the ASA.
Searching Contexts Magazine with Keywords...
Begin to scroll down the page.
A search box will appear at the top right
Enter your search terms and choose In This Journal from the relevance menu that appears
Tips for Creating a Great Academic Poster
Tips for Poster Creation
The poster you create should summarize information or research concisely and attractively through the use of brief text, tables, graphs, pictures, and other presentation formats. Consider the following:
Short titles for section headings that draw interest
Text is clear, to the point, and readable from a distance
Use of bullets for reading ease
Effective use of graphics, color, and fonts
Consistent and clean layout reading from top left to bottom right
Inclusion of citations, your name, and institution
Questions to Ask Yourself
What is the most important/interesting finding from my research?
How can I visually represent that important/interesting finding? (charts, graphs, images, infographic?)