Tech Help - Research Posters - MS PowerPoint


University Learning Centre Tech Help offers a range of software seminars and workshops for students. University of Saskatchewan faculty (or students) may request a software session by contacting Tech Help

Many of these sessions are now offered through the ULC via Tech Help Peer Mentors.
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Utilizing the PowerPoint interface, you will learn how to create a research poster for the purpose of print or display. This workshop will examine the appearance of the poster in terms of layout, theme, colours, fonts, figures/graphics as well as other useful tips.

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In this workshop, you will:

  • Open a blank presentation and explore the PowerPoint interface, examining the essential tools and different views;
  • Create a blank poster and modify slide theme/layout, text and graphic placement;
  • Discuss some important considerations in poster creation (printing, graphic quality for print, negative space, text size, etc);

Faculty may request that Tech Help include addtional objectives. 

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  • Basic computer skills

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1 hour IT4U

Registration Fees:

U of S Students: No Fee
Registration is restricted to U of S Students Only.

Required Software:

There is no required software for this course.


There are no additional resources for this course.

NOTE: Classes may have limited registration. If an offering is designated as 'Full', please email Training Services in order that we may accommodate your training needs. Due to last minute withdrawls, this class is subject to cancellation on short notice. A customized training solution may be offered in its place.

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