Showcase Preparation Workshops

HOW TO PLAN A POSTER

DATES: Wed, Oct 15 and
Thu, Oct 16
TIME: 1:40pm–2:40pm
LOCATION: 1.66 NB

WRITING CENTER Facilitator: Roxanne Sejarto 
RSVP: Call 212.237.8569 or show up (first-come, first-served).

HOW TO SET UP YOUR POSTER IN POWERPOINT

DATES: Mon, Oct 27; Tue, Oct 28; Thu, Oct. 30; Fri, Oct 31 
TIME: 1:40pm–2:40pm
LOCATION: L2.75 NB 

SASP Facilitator: Peer Mentors 
RSVP: Seating is limited to 12 students for each workshop. Register here.

POSTER TEMPLATES 

HOW TO PRESENT A POSTER

DATES: Wed, Nov 19 and
Thu, Nov 20
TIME: 1:40pm–2:40pm
LOCATION: 1.66 NB

WRITING CENTER Facilitator: Roxanne Sejarto 
RSVP: Call 212.237.8569 or show up (first-come, first-served).

 



POSTER PREPARATION WORKSHOPS

Workshop 1: How to Plan a Poster
This workshop will introduce students to the purpose and process of a poster presentation. With a particular emphasis on the differences between a research paper and a poster, students will have an opportunity to think conceptually about how to use the components of a research paper toward creating a poster. Students will learn strategies for planning and time management as well as recommendations for poster organization and layout.

Dates offered: Wed., October 15; Thurs., October 16
Time: 1:40pm-2:40pm
Location: 1.66 NB
Writing Center Facilitator: Roxanne Sejarto
RSVP: Students can call the Writing Center to reserve a seat (212-237-8569) or can just show up (first-come, first-served).


Workshop 2: How to Set Up Your Poster in PowerPoint
In this hands-on workshop, students will be introduced to the basics of PowerPoint as well as how to use PowerPoint to create a poster. With a specific focus on creating and formatting content, this workshop will benefit students who are less familiar with PowerPoint as well as those who want a to begin creating their poster.

Dates offered: Mon., October 27; Tues., October 28; Thurs., October 30; Fri., October 31 
Time: 1:40pm-2:40pm
Location: L2.75 NB
SASP Facilitators: Peer Mentors
RSVP: 12 students per date. Register here.

Showcase Poster Templates 


Workshop 3: How to Present Your Poster
This workshop will discuss strategies to help students present their poster confidently and professionally. Students will learn how to prepare and practice for the oral aspect of the Showcase, including professional presence (e.g. attire, body language), audience awareness, and how to anticipate and respond to questions.

Dates offered: Wed., November 19; Thurs., November 20  
Time: 1:40-2:40pm
Location: 1.66 NB
Writing Center Facilitator: Roxanne Sejarto
RSVP: Students can call the Writing Center to reserve a seat (212-237-8569) or can just show up (first-come, first-served).

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

In-Class Workshop Presentations: Faculty can also schedule the ‘How to Plan a Poster’ and ‘How to Present Your Poster’ workshops for in-class presentations. Please call the Writing Center at 212-237-8569. Availability is limited. One-month advance notice is preferred.

Peer Mentors: Peer mentors have received training regarding poster planning and presenting. They are available to meet with students during all stages of the process. Students should contact Nancy Yang (nyang@jjay.cuny.edu
) to schedule a session.

WEB RESOURCES: http://www.jjay.cuny.edu/fye/showcase 

Poster Gallery: posters presented by students at past Showcase events

Guidelines for Poster Presentations: overview with illustration of how to plan, design, and present a poster.

Resources for Presenters: up-to-date list of workshops, and submission and printing guidelines.

Faculty Voices: faculty accounts of their Showcase experiences.