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The Visual Display of Quantitative Information
Edward R. Tufte
The classic book on statistical graphics, charts, tables. Theory and practice in the design of data graphics, 250 illustrations of the best (and a few of the worst) statistical graphics, with detailed analysis of how to display data for precise, effective, quick analysis. Design of the high-resolution displays, small multiples. Editing and improving graphics. The data-ink ratio. Time-series, relational graphics, data maps, multivariate designs. ...
Surviving Your Dissertation: A Comprehensive Guide to Content and Process
Kjell E. (Erik) Rudestam
Rae R. Newton
SAGE Publications, Inc
In the fully updated Fourth Edition of their best-selling guide, Surviving Your Dissertation , Kjell Erik Rudestam and Rae R. Newton answer questions concerning every stage of the dissertation process, including selecting a suitable topic, conducting a literature review, developing a research question, understanding the role of theory, selecting an appropriate methodology and research design, analyzing data, and ...
Resonate: Present Visual Stories that Transform Audiences
John Wiley and Sons
Presentations are meant to inform, inspire, and persuade audiences. So why then do so many audiences leave feeling like they've wasted their time? All too often, presentations don't resonate with the audience and move them to transformative action. Just as the author's first book helped presenters become visual communicators, Resonate helps you make a strong connection with your audience and lead them to purposeful action. The author's ...
Food Presentation Secrets: Styling Techniques of Professionals
A practical guide to adding that professional flourish to any dish. Food Presentation Secrets provides professional cooking school instruction, tips and recipes for more than 100 sweet and savory garnishing ideas. Using this comprehensive guide, any home chef can make professional-looking garnishes with delicious edible ingredients. Five comprehensive sections reveal the techniques, tools, ingredients and designs used by chefs in ...
Fitzpatricks Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology, Seventh Edition (Color Atlas & Synopsis of ...
The world's #1 visual atlas of dermatology--updated to keep pace with today's practice "…should serve as a standard against which all future atlases will be measured…" -- The New England Journal of Medicine review of an earlier edition This compact, diagnosis-speeding guide has virtually defined the field of dermatology for thousands of physicians, dermatology residents, and medical students across the globe. Spanning the entire ...
The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics: The Dos and Don'ts of Presenting Data, Facts, and ...
Dona M. Wong
W. W. Norton & Company
The definitive guide to the graphic presentation of information. In today’s data-driven world, professionals need to know how to express themselves in the language of graphics effectively and eloquently. Yet information graphics is rarely taught in schools or is the focus of on-the-job training. Now, for the first time, Dona M. Wong, a student of the information graphics pioneer Edward Tufte, makes this material available for all of us. In ...
Calligraphy Alphabets for Beginners: The Easy Way to Learn Lettering and Illumination Techniques
Barron's Educational Series
Presenting advice and instruction on a more basic level than found in most other calligraphy books, this brand-new title starts with fundamentals. It takes absolute beginners by the hand and walks them through 15 key alphabets. The author guides neophyte calligraphers stroke-by-stroke in the process of creating each elegant letter. Entry-level students of the art will quickly learn to create beautiful scripts for . . . Greeting Cards ...
The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs: How to Be Insanely Great in Front of Any Audience
The Wall Street Journal Bestseller! Updated to include Steve Jobs's iPad and iPad2 launch presentations “ The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs reveals the operating system behind any great presentation and provides you with a quick-start guide to design your own passionate interfaces with your audiences.” —Cliff Atkinson, author of Beyond Bullet Points and The Activist Audience Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs’s wildly ...
Pitch Anything: An Innovative Method for Presenting, Persuading, and Winning the Deal
About the Book: When it comes to delivering a pitch, Oren Klaff has unparalleled credentials. Over the past 13 years, he has used his one-of-a-kind method to raise more than $400 million--and now, for the first time, he describes his formula to help you deliver a winning pitch in any business situation. Whether you're selling ideas to investors, pitching a client for new business, or even negotiating for a higher salary, Pitch Anything will ...
Symptom to Diagnosis An Evidence Based Guide, Third Edition (Lange Medical Books)
Learn the diagnostic process in internal medicine with this engaging, case-based approach Symptom to Diagnosis teaches you an evidence-based, step-by-step process for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating patients based on their clinical complaints. By applying this process, you will be able to recognize specific diseases and prescribe the most effective therapy. Each chapter addresses one common complaint and begins with a case and ...
Presenting Data Effectively: Communicating Your Findings for Maximum Impact
Stephanie D. H. Evergreen
SAGE Publications, Inc
Make an impact with your research data! Focusing on the guiding principles of presenting data in evidence-based ways so that audiences are effectively engaged and researchers are better understood, Presenting Data Effectively offers the best communication strategies available to those working with data. With this accessible step-by-step guide, anyone—from students developing a research poster for a school project to faculty and researchers ...
The Art of Storytelling: Easy Steps to Presenting an Unforgettable Story
John D. Walsh
Many of us would love to hold the attention of a crowd, a classroom, or just a group of our friends by telling them a great story. We have felt the pressure of a public presentation or the disappointment of a story that is ignored and we are ready for more. In The Art of Storytelling , John Walsh talks through the steps to presenting a compelling story, outlining the strategies that helped him move from stutterer to storyteller as he ...
Working the Plate: The Art of Food Presentation
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Feast your eyes. Long awaited by professional chefs, this groundbreaking guide to food presentation will also delight and inspire culinary students and sophisticated home cooks. Acclaimed food writer and culinary producer Christopher Styler describes seven distinctive plating styles, from Minimalist to Naturalist to Dramatic, with several striking examples of every genre. Each plating suggestion is accompanied by clear instructions along with ...
Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, Eighth Edition, 2 Volume set
The landmark dermatology text that bridges the gap between science and clinical medicine—updated for today’s practice Generations of clinicians, skin biologists, residents, and educators have acclaimed Fitzpatrick’s as the most authoritative and complete guide to dermatologic basic sciences, histopathology, diagnosis, and treatment. Edition after edition, it reflects the latest insights into skin diseases and skin biology—and their ...
The Naked Presenter: Delivering Powerful Presentations With or Without Slides (Voices That Matter)
When we learn to present naked, we reach our audiences by communicating the essence of the message, stripping away all that is unnecessary and embracing the ideas of simplicity, clarity, honesty, integrity, and passion. If "slideware" is used, the slides never steal the show or rise above serving a strong but simple supportive role. The ideas in the presentation may or may not be radical, earth shattering, or new, but there is freshness to the ...
Presenting to Win: The Art of Telling Your Story, Updated and Expanded Edition
Thirty million presentations will be given today. Millions will fail. Millions more will be received with yawns. A rare few will establish the most profound connection, in which presenter and audience understand each other perfectly…discover common ground… and, together, decide to act. In this fully updated edition, Jerry Weissman, the world’s #1 presentation consultant, shows how to connect with even the toughest, most high-level ...
PowerPoint 2013 Bible
Master PowerPoint and improve your presentation skills with one book! In today's business climate, you need to know PowerPoint inside and out, and that's not all. You also need to be able to make a presentation that makes an impact. From how to use sophisticated transitions and animation in your PowerPoint presentations to interfacing in person with your audience, this information-packed book helps you succeed. Start creating ...
The Exceptional Presenter: A Proven Formula to Open Up and Own the Room
Timothy J. Koegel
Greenleaf Book Group Press
THE NEW YORK TIMES AND WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER Revised and Expanded Edition It's often reported that the number one fear among American adults is public speaking. But in today's competitive business world, effective communication is a crucial skill, and the cost of being less than effective is quite high. From the White House to boardrooms worldwide, Tim Koegel has strengthened presentations, media relations and communications skills ...
Neuroradiology: Key Differential Diagnoses and Clinical Questions: Expert Consult - Online and Print, 1e
Juan Small MD
Pamela W Schaefer MD
Neuroradiology: Key Differential Diagnoses and Clinical Questions equips you to make efficient, accurate diagnoses and prepare for imaging exams with hundreds of high-quality, unknown cases in neuroradiology. Drs. Juan Small and Pamela Schaefer draw upon Massachusetts General Hospital's vast case collection to help you master the skills you need for interpreting imaging of the head, neck, brain, and spine. Apply systematic pattern ...
Painting with Numbers: Presenting Financials and Other Numbers So People Will Understand You
Learn how to communicate better with numbers Whether you are distributing a report or giving a presentation, you have a lot of numbers to present and only a few minutes to get your point across. Your audience is busy and has a short attention span. Don't let an amateur presentation bog you down, confuse your audience, and damage your credibility. Instead, learn how to present numerical information effectively-in the same way you learned how to ...
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