Peer Slides to Teach Assertion-Evidence Approach
The PowerPoint file provides the slides that Penn State engineering students from Utree (Undergraduate teaching and research experiences in engineering) use to teach the assertion-evidence approach to other students. The notes pages of the slides contain teaching notes for presenting each scene. (Revision 1 on 23 January 2017)
Slides for a Lunch-and-Learn Talk to Professionals
This PowerPoint file is for professionals who have mastered the assertion-evidence approach and would like to introduce it to their company, laboratory, or research group. First, this file presents criticisms by engineers and scientists of slides that follow PowerPoint's defaults. Next, the file provides an executive summary of the assertion-evidence approach, which addresses those criticisms. Then the file shows evidence that the assertion-evidence approach leads to statistically significant gains in audience comprehension. Finally, the file allows the professional to insert one of her or his assertion-evidence presentations to target the company, laboratory, or research group. (Revision 1 on 3 November 2016)
Instructor Slides to Teach Students the Assertion-Evidence Approach
This PowerPoint file provides teaching slides with instructional notes to help classroom instructors teach the assertion-evidence approach. The file references images and pages in The Craft of Scientific Presentations that provide additional information. The accompanying pdf file given below can be distributed to students so that they can take notes.
Pre-Class Notes for Teaching the Assertion-Evidence Approach
This pdf file, which accompanies the instructor's teaching file listed above, provides a scaffold on which students can take notes as you instruct with the teaching slides. Because the slides in this file have blanks in strategic places, you have the opportunity to ask the students several questions during class.