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EDU204: Characteristics of Learners with Disabilities
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EDU204: Characteristics of Learners with Disabilities: Poster Content
Research Tools & Tips
Poster Setup & Sample
Posters vs. Papers
Back & forth/Q&A
Some content on this guide adapted with permission from George Mason University Writing Center.
Poster Content Tips
Be concise and clear in your language.
Do not use contractions such as
Use only standard/common abbreviations such as
Use spellcheck. Then use a real live Writing Center consultant. They are better than spellcheck.
The following sections are usually included on a poster. Modify to your needs & your instructor's requirements.
Title (larger font, descriptive--so your audience can tell at a glance what it's all about)
Author's name (you!)
Abstract (write this last, use article abstracts as examples)
Materials and Methods
Results (graphs/charts are good)
Discussion (what are you concluding, what should happen next, such as additional research)
Acknowledgments (optional, opportunity to thank people who assisted in your research)
Literature Cited (also called References, in the specified citation style. Each source listed here should be cited in-text in your poster)
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