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Academic poster design.

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Academic poster design.

Posters are first and foremost a visual communication to provide information to viewers. An academic poster is a visual tool for the communication of a project or as a way of raising an awareness, inciting a discussion or a debate. 

This module will take you through the fundamentals of academic poster design, including an exploration of how posters differ from writing an essay, how to condense your information and how to grasp the attention of your audience. 

Contents

1 Landing page

2 Learning Outcomes

3 What is an academic poster?

4 Finding purpose and your audience

5 Refining your content

6 Communicating your work 

7 Assess your learning

8 Reflect and feedback

9 Extend your learning

Author: Claudia EspaƱa
Last updated: March 2021