Carnegie Mellon University

Since the GCC focuses on learnable principles, it's easy to apply the information we provide to a variety of subjects, projects, and situations. We've listed handouts of our learnable principles organized by common projects and subject matter. Each category begins with the basics (organization and structure) and moves to principles that are specific to the type of project you're working on.

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Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentations part 1 & part 2 (recorded workshop)

Designing Effective Research Posters (recorded workshop)

3MT Videos

Presentation Skills (recorded workshop)

Pacing for Oral Presentations

 

Designing Effective PowerPoint Presentations part 1 & part 2 (recorded workshop)

Designing Effective Research Posters (recorded workshop)

 

Improving the "Flow" of Your Writing (recorded workshop)

BLUF: Using Topic Sentences in Academic Writing

Strategies for Concise Writing (recorded workshop)

Paraphrasing Videos

Making Direct Sentences

Sentence Concision 

 

Making a Case for Your Research

Designing Effective Research Posters (recorded workshop)

Paraphrasing Videos

Faculty Panel on Academic Publishing in STEM (recorded workshop)

Writing an Effective Related Work Section (recorded workshop)

Communicating Data to Non-Experts (recorded workshop)

3MT Videos

Literature Review

Novelty Moves

 

Maximizing the Impact of your Cover Letter (recorded workshop)

Writing a Graduate School Application Essay (recorded workshop)

 

Team Communication I: Managing Team Projects (recorded workshop)

Team Communication Part II: Handling Difficult People and Situations (recorded workshop)

Communicate Like A Professional: Contacting Professors and Employers

Communicate like a Professional: Contacting Professors and Employers (recorded workshop)

Faculty Panel on Academic Publishing in STEM (recorded workshop)