Outside ASN: Designing ‘attention points’ in academic work

By ASN Staff

Professor Patrick Dunleavy at the London School of Economics writes about “four principles for improving how you display tables, graphs, charts and diagrams” in academic or scientific research.

The four principles include:

  1. make attention points stand on their own
  2. show readers what they need to know – no more, no less,
  3. make the messages in attention points as simple as possible
  4. use a single sequence in order attention points

Please read the full article for more in-depth tips and explanations on how best to present your findings and research in academic publications or presentations.

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Professor Patrick Dunleavy at the London School of Economics writes about “four principles for improving how you display tables, graphs, charts and diagrams” in academic or scientific research.

The four principles include:

  1. make attention points stand on their own
  2. show readers what they need to know – no more, no less,
  3. make the messages in attention points as simple as possible
  4. use a single sequence in order attention points

Please read the full article for more in-depth tips and explanations on how best to present your findings and research in academic publications or presentations.

Date:
Tuesday, November 21, 2017