Assignment: Evidence-based Capstone Project, Part 6: Disseminating
Communicating the results of a project is an essential step to sharing your work with others. These are the steps to communicate effectively your project’s results to others.
- Identify your audience: It’s important to consider who your audience is, what their level of knowledge is on the subject matter, and what information they may be interested in. Your presentation’s tone and language may be modified depending on the audience.
- Make a summary. This brief overview of project findings can be used as a point-of-contact for all communication. It should contain a brief summary that is easy to understand and summarize the key findings of the project.
- Decide the format that is best for you: Depending on your audience and project type, consider the most appropriate format. There are many options: A presentation, report, webinar, infographic or video.
- Preparing your content. Make sure your content is easy to read and understand. Avoid technical terminology and use jargon-free language. Visuals and graphics can be used to show your results and aid your audience in understanding your work.
- You can practice your presentation by practicing in front of mirrors or with colleagues. Practice until you feel comfortable and confident about the presentation.
- Your presentation should be delivered confidently.
- Follow up after the presentation: Make sure you follow-up with your audience in order to give additional information and answer any queries. For their convenience, you may want to share your summary with your audience.
The key to effectively communicating the results of your project is to get to know your audience and prepare concise and clear content. Also, make sure it is easy to read and engaging.