Research?

The Communication Blog

9.12.2009 Research? While we teach our students the principles of research and the importance of consulting reliable sources, we read ( New York Times , 9/11/09, B5)that several of the most important medical journals published articles actually written by drug company researchers but used the names of respected academics as authors. Categories: ghostwriting , medical journals , research 1 comments: Anonymoussaid.

2009 100

Walk and Talk meetings for data and research briefs

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One of my favorite times for a “walk & talk” is when I’m presenting research findings. Presentation public speaking video data breif data brief presentation presentations research summary walk and talk meetingsDo you do “walk & talk” meetings at your organization?

2019 56

The World’s Worst Research Presentation

Presentation Guru

Is this the world’s worst ever research presentation? The renowned researcher, Dr Fisher-Katz, addresses an audience of undergraduates on her specialist subject, Nano Electronics. We are indebted to Marc Jadoul for discovering this little gem.

2017 101

5 Ways to Make Your Scientific Research Presentation Flow

Presentation Guru

Often, when scientists think of giving a presentation on their research, flow is the furthest thing from their thoughts. The accuracy of the data, quality of the experiments, and intricate details that make up experiments are typically considered to be much more important.…

2019 92

New Book for Researchers, Scholars, & Technical Presenters

Presentation Zen

There's a new book just out that focuses on improving the kind of presentations that scholars, researchers, and other technical specialists need to give. The book is Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks by data-visualization pro Jonathan Schwabish.

2016 94

New research questions the benefits of custom animation in PowerPoint

Speaking about Presenting

Research carried out by Stephen Mahar, Ulku Yaylacicegi and Thomas Janicki found that students who were shown an animated PowerPoint slideshow learnt less than those that saw a non-animated slideshow. I thought the researchers might have indulged in unnecessary and distracting animation.

Research Efficiency and Reliability: An Exercise for Public Speaking

The Communication Blog

Another measure of research efficiency and one that would be easier to use in the classroom would be the time it takes to find the answer. The learning objective here is for students to acquire efficient research strategies to find reliable information in an interesting and active way, in a way that will engage them rather than put them to sleep—as most discussions of research do. Those with greater research competencies will be teaching those with less competence.

2013 125

Recap of 2017 Predictions & Trends for User Experience Design & Research

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At the start of 2017 I made several predictions about UX design and research. We have seen several Researchers and Designers demonstrate value within their organizations and have climbed career ladders into leadership positions. We are clearly seeing a dramatic increase in overall research studies on our platform as well as increase in researcher studies per organization. Various research methods. Design patterns research. User Experience Research

2017 48

Supposedly Sending a Message: Will Harvard Graduate Teaching/Research Assistants Be Heard (inside and beyond that elite academic institution)?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

So, of course, the strike by graduate and research assistants is being closely watched by the media. Those who have been a graduate teaching or research assistant (I had been both) in elite academic institutions understand that they are the front lines of service. It's Harvard.

2019 52

Research Lag - Network TV Programming Still Featuring AA

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Yet, research has documented that AA is only 5% successful. Research has come a long way since then.  Last night the rerun of "Criminal Minds" featured unit leader Strauss' sobriety in AA. The tragedy was that the bad guy forced her to drink.

2019 56

Have a Legal Issue? Research It Just Like a Lawyer

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But underneath the glam is the tedious task of research. And research is what non-lawyers like yourself can do. To get you, the non-lawyer, started on how to research like a lawyer is the handbook "Legal Research: How to Find & Understand the Law." 

2019 52

Data Researcher - Telecommuting (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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2018 40

Jobs of Market Researchers, Chemical Engineers, Physicists, et al. - Stanford's Michael Webb Outs Their Vulnerability to AI

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In the Economics Department at Stanford University Michael Webb researched patents being developed. They include market researcher, chemical engineer, and physicist. Artificial intelligence isn't only threatening those repetitive tasks at the low end of the labor food chain.

2019 56

How to conduct research for your next speech or presentation | Public Speaking Training

TJ Walker Interactive

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2013 52

The secondary misinterpretation of Mehrabian’s research

Speaking about Presenting

However, I disagree with his interpretation of Mehrabian’s research and in a moment I’ll show you why. The research measured the observers’ judgement of the speaker’s feelings about the listener- not the listener’s feelings about the speaker. Note: For more information on Mehrabian’s 1967 research see Mehrabian’s studies in nonverbal communication. The words “trust&# and “believable&# are found nowhere in the original research.

2009 139

A summary of research on nonverbal communication

Speaking about Presenting

In the communications and presentations industry there are generally just two research studies that are quoted when talking about the importance of nonverbal communication. Based on the fact that these are just about the only studies on nonverbal communication ever quoted by communications consultants, you would think that these were the only pieces of research ever done on nonverbal communication. In this post, I look at the other research on nonverbal communication.

2009 133

New Book for Researchers, Scholars, & Technical Presenters

Presentation Zen

There's a new book just out that focuses on improving the kind of presentations that scholars, researchers, and other technical specialists need to give. The book is Better Presentations: A Guide for Scholars, Researchers, and Wonks by data-visualization pro Jonathan Schwabish.

2016 52

Better Presentations – A Guide For Scholars, Researchers and Wonks

Presentation Guru

Jon Schwabish is a Government Economist turned presentation guru. He works for the Urban Institute – a non-profit organization, where he specialises in data visualisation. He’s a straight-talking, smart, presentation expert with a book to sell.

2016 82

New research suggests a way to reduce fear of public speaking

Speaking about Presenting

Earlier this morning Martin Shovel tweeted about new research hailed as a breakthrough by the Guardian News. The research. In the research, people received an electric shock every time a blue square appeared on a computer screen.

2009 237

Pew Research Center, Thank You for Not Calling

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Pew Research Center, the gold standard in polling, has gotten the message: Don't call us for your research. As Pew itself reports, it is switching to taking surveys via email. In 1997, 36% of those contacted by phone agreed to participate in the survey. In 2017, that declined to 7%. And in 2018, it went down another percentage point to 6. If only other organizations would get that message and stop telemarketing to us. 

2019 43

PowerPoint effectiveness based on research

Speak Schmeak

Here's a helpful post on Jennifer Kammeyer's blog Comm Comm , compiling research on what makes PowerPoint effective. There are a lot of theories about what makes PowerPoint effective and some random formulas and rules like 10/20/30, but there's also solid research.

Psychiatrists, Sister Immaculata, Mom Were Right: Later Researchers Would Label that Wisdom the Operation of Mirror Neurons

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Later, researchers in Italy discovered the scientific reason for that phenomenon. Those in the know always knew. They ranged from the wise members of the psychiatry profession to the nuns teaching in Roman Catholic schools to mom.

2019 52

Technical Researcher/Writer, Glendale, CA (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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CA 40

First Amendment Watch, NYC - Researcher/Writer (help wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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2019 40

Investigative Researcher/Writer, Toronto, Canada (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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2018 40

Educational Consulting Firm - REMOTE, Full-Time - Research Associate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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2019 40

Immigration Law Firm, Los Angeles, CA - Researcher/Writer (full-time)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

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Business Speeches, Books, Articles: Research Symbolism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The speechwriter or ghostwriter has to research what evokes positive emotion in that particular audience or target markets. The hard cold world of business had effectively humanized itself by leveraging symbolism related to the ordinary lives of people.

2014 61

Listen Up, FBI - Many College Students Are "Customers" of Term Paper Research/Ghostwriting Services

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The more common area of paying to play is researching and ghostwriting (including inserting footnotes) term papers, essays, and even supposed creative writing exercises. Funny business during the college admissions process is just the tip of the iceberg.

2019 52

Fortune200, Researcher/Editor for CEO, Greenwich, CT (help-wanted)

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2019 40

Researching Your Presentation

Executive Speech Coach

Sunday, March 20, 2011 Researching Your Presentation Get your facts straight Don’t stand there saying, “I think so&# or “I’m not sure.&# Researching Your Presentation Get your facts straight Don’t stand there saying, “I think so&# or “I’m not sure.&# Superior Presentations Seminar: Video feedback ▼ March (6) Researching Your Presentation The President's Speech: George W What is the best way to rehearse your presentation.

2011 48

Scientific Research - Trust Shattered

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

THE ECONOMIST shares my horror at the "misconduct" of Harvard researcher Marc Hauser.  A psychologist who researches morality, Hauser has admitted to monkey business with what he has published as research findings. Of course the fact that this has taken place at an elite research university reinforces the overall shattering of trust in scientific research

Two Years of Research, Forty-Six Words

Duarte Blog

Nancy Duarte spent “two years working nights and weekends&# writing Resonate , and Forbes’ Bruce Upbin managed to boil it down to forty-six words. Actually, I’m not even mad. That’s amazing. The conclusions are: Don’t be too cerebral. Tell stories.

2010 86

Writers - Research Confirms Many Make Less Than Minimum Wage

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The research, commissioned by The Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society, found. the median income for professional writers is just 10,432 pounds, less than minimum wage. Technical and academic writers are among the worst paid."

2015 65

Psychology - Oh, Yeah, Remember How We Used To Cite That Research

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Psychological research has joined the list of institutions we can no longer trust. In The New York Times , Benedict Carey reports on how the credibility of three iconic research experiments has taken a major hit.

2018 52

Web/Mobile: Research Replaces Opinion

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That means research, usually starting in the form of a literature search.   Therefore, we wake up and realize that, just like in our college days, we have to do hard-core research.  Time to get serious, again. 

Keep researching because you might just surprise yourself - like finding water on the moon!

Dahle Communication

An expert in the field we are talking about who has done more research asks a question at the end of our speech that throws us off. This is sort of what has happened to scientific researchers. Needless to say, this has become a shock to researchers. via www.npr.org.

2009 161

Looking Forward to Research/Anecdotes about Lost Productivity - Banned Laptops

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"The Trump administration issued a new travel restriction on bringing large electronics in carry-on luggage on direct flights to the U.S. from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries on Tuesday." " - April Glaser, Recode, March 21, 2017. Here is the article.

Courthouse News, Mammouth Lake, CA - Courthouse Researcher (help-wanted)

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2018 40

Researcher/Writer, Philly - History of Banking (help-wanted)

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2018 40

Miller & Zois, Manhattan - Legal Researcher/Writer (help-wanted)

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2018 40

Research help: Imagine the audience naked?

Speak Schmeak

I received an e-mail today from Scott Berkun , who's researching a public speaking book and is stumped on one piece of speaking lore: "I'm a fan of your blog and an author finishing up a book on public speaking called Confessions of a Public Speaker (O'Reilly Media, 2009). I'm stuck on a research matter and hoped you and your blog readers could help. And I'd like to acknowledge Scott for his thorough research.

2009 116

Public Speakers - Speaking To Parents? Research Audience's Values

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

To keep up with the myriad value systems and all their nuances requires deep research dives. The world of parenting has become as fragmented as that of social networks and social media.

2014 65