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GUIDELINES – how to write your feedback report 7th CASEE Conference "The Role of Life Sciences in Europe's 2020 Strategy":
Questions to help you gather information for your report.

 

1. Software
- Did you see any presentations that used other programmes than PowerPoint?
- Who was the speaker?
- What was the title?
- What programme was used?
- In your opinion, was this programme better than ppt? If so, in what way?
- Did you notice any speakers using hyperlinks and/or action buttons in their presentations? Name it/them!

 

2. PowerPoint presentations – SLIDES and SPEAKERS
- Name 3 presentations (speaker + title) from the visited sessions that you liked:

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- In your opinion, what made these ppt slideshows easy 
 to follow? 
 to understand? 
 to read? 
 (Think of presentation structure, the speed the speaker changed the slides, how much text was used, how data were presented, how the main idea was highlighted, how technical terminology was used, explained and made understandable, if fonts and colours were bright, big enough etc.)
- In your opinion, how did a good speaker got his/her audience involved in the presentation? List the techniques he/she used to draw attention (think of body movement, gestures, "Merkel position", eye-contact, smiling, use of terminology)
- Make a list of useful phrases that you heard 
 To introduce a presentation/draw attention 
 To skip from one part to the other 
 To sum up/end a presentation

 

3. SCIENCE and RESEARCH aspect
- Name at least 3 presentations (speaker + title) that delivered something new/useful/ interesting for you with respect to your field of studies!

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- Sum up the findings of these presentations as follows: 
 Field of science/research 
 topic 
 research objectives o method used 
 results

 

4. Posters
As a part of the e-learning course, you made your posters. At the conference, you will have the chance to see how other scientists/researchers created theirs.
1. Please check some posters according to the following aspects:
- Was the title the most prominent block of text on the poster?
- Did you recognize subject and purpose within 20 seconds? In other words, did the 
poster orient you to subject and purpose quickly?
- Were the blocks of text short and concise enough?
- Did the images, photos, graphs support understanding the main idea?
- Was it easy to read? (letter font, size, colour and background colour appropriate?)
- Did you manage to locate the different sections on the poster easily? (title, author, introduction/background, objectives, methods, discussion, results, conclusion/summary, references)
2. Sum up the major idea of one poster that you found useful! (XY did a research on ............. to measure/analyse/prove ect ................................................ . .................... method was used and results were................... . The findings of the research can be used as/for ........ in the field of .......... to ............... . These findings are useful for my studies/research because ............... .)
3. You will be introduced to Virág Nagypál, SZIU student in session Primary production and regional development. Observ and check her poster carefully based upon your gained knowledge form the "CASEE Impulse" elearning course . Ask her, if you need more information. After that, please give her some feedback how to improve her poster.

 

REPORT
Your personal report should be concise. Use the information you gathered with the help of the questions in the Guidelines. When writing, follow this structure:
Title Summary – summary of main points, findings and conclusion to give a quick overview
Background – give the context, why you were at the conference, what you know about CASEE and CASEE-In
Purpose – the purpose of your report Findings – major part, which presentations, posters you found useful and why, what you learned from presentations, posters and keynote presentations
Conclusion - how you can use what you learned later, why it is relevant in your professional career