Posters are usually self-contained with text and illustrations ‘tailored’ in style for a specific audience or context. Using posters can help disseminate the findings from evaluations to specific audiences and target populations who visit or frequent the site where the poster is located. They often appear in academic contexts on display in conferences having the effect of increasing the number of presentations in a conference without the burden of having additional time slots. Unlike academic papers, they are seldom refereed; they may be a precursor to a forthcoming report, although it should be borne in mind that they receive less feedback in a conference than an oral paper. There may however be a scheduled session when presenters are available to discuss their study.
For more resources on making posters go to http://www.phcris.org.au/infobytes/poster_presentations.php.
If you have a poster that you would like to have included on this page, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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