Which Presentation Type is Best for You?

Use this table to determine which presentation option is best for you!

IF YOU:

THEN SELECT:

  • Are comfortable speaking to larger groups
  • Can explain your project’s goals, methods, and results in 15 minutes
  • Need to show several pictures/graphs to summarize your project’s methods and results

ORAL PRESENTATION

  • Are comfortable speaking to or performing for larger groups
  • Want to read a written project or perform a play, musical composition, or dance number that you or a group of students have written
  • Want to display 2D or 3D artwork

READING, PERFORMANCE, OR ART EXHIBITION

  • Are comfortable speaking to people on a one-on-one basis
  • Would like less time constraint on explaining your project and don’t mind repeating your explanation several times over the course of an hour
  • The Copy Center, Clark Hall, Room 138 has a printer available for printing Showcase posters. Contact Copy Center at x4522.
  • Download Tips for Making Your Showcase Poster, pdf document. 

POSTER PRESENTATION

  • Are comfortable speaking to people on a one-on-one basis
  • Would like less time constraint on explaining your project, and don’t mind repeating your explanation several times over the course of an hour
  • Will be using a computer, microscope, scientific specimens, archaeological specimens, or samples of your 3-D artwork in your presentation

TABLE PRESENTATION

Questions
If you have any additional questions as you select your presentation option and list your presentation requirements, please first contact the faculty mentor whose name you will include on your entry form and/or someone in your department who can more fully explain how a particular kind of presentation works in your field. If you have further questions that absolutely cannot be answered by your professors/project mentors, please send your question to showcase@hartwick.edu, or ask the Showcase staff in the Office of Academic Affairs at extension 4136.