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Poster  A poster should typically have the following sections:  Poster title, author names, affiliations, etc.   Introduction  Objective  Experimental  Acknowledgements  References (ACS format for this course)
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Preparing a Poster-I  Using Microsoft PowerPoint    from “contents layout”   Click on “Page setup” from the “File” menu    - Choose the orientation as either “landscape” or portrait   - Choose “custom” and the preferred width & height  
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Preparing a Poster-II  Using Microsoft PowerPoint   Use  text boxes  to insert all text   All pictures, plots, etc. need to be in the “ picture format ” such as      .tiff, .jpeg, .emf, .wmf, etc.  
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Unformatted text preview: affiliations, etc. The font size should be significantly bigger (e.g. 60/66 pts. depending on the font type) than the rest of the text. • Font size should not typically be < 24 pts. for the poster • Be consistent with the font type throughout the poster • Commonly used font types: Tahoma, Times New Roman, Arial Examples Preparing a Poster-III Grading • Each poster assignment begins with 85% • Style, readability, organization & content (subjective opinion): 15% • Good Use of Space • Good Coverage of Subject • Good Use of Color and Graphics • Adequately covered all Sections • Easy to read and well Organized • Grammatical error: 1-3% deduction for each error • Typographical error: 5% deduction for each error • Citation errors: 3% deduction • Other as needed: 3-5% deduction...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course CHEM 4014 taught by Professor Vklong during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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