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Message (Development & Delivery)

How can the message best be packaged and communicated?

Develop your message

Deliver your message

 

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Develop your message

A. Plan your Communication Strategy

Adult learning principles

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Material review options & ADA Compliance

PowerPoint

Written materials

Virtual Delivery

Working with others

 

A. Plan your Communication Strategy
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Communicating Science Using the Science of Communication (PDF from Livestock And Poultry Environmental Learning Community)

Communicating Science Using the Science of Communication (webinar recording - coming soon)

Communication 4 tips (Video 1 min 24 sec)

Short communication quiz

8 Elements in a Communications Plan - (Rose Hayden-Smith)

Options to create a communication plan

One page exercise sheet for a simple communications strategy (Exercise sheet)

Template for a communication plan to expand your virtual reach (Fact sheet)

Communications Toolkit @ ANR

Adult Learning Principles

Adult learning principles

Keep this in mind as you plan

Material review options & ADA Compliance

Review Guidelines to Keep You Out of Trouble (CAB - Fact Sheet) How and what materials should be reviewed

ADA compliance

Microsoft powerpoint. Here's a note on ADA compliance in slides along with an easy-to-use tool from Microsoft in ppt to check accessibility: Accessibility Checker. If that doesn't get you there, then do this if you don't see the Accessibility Checker

Word-to-PDF and PDF Accessibility Guide (UCOP)

PDF documents. Making pdf's accessible (from Adobe)

Accessibility Testing for Websites and Software (.gov)

PowerPoint

Adult learning principles
Graphic design

Presentation Design Principles For Better PowerPoint Design (Video 7:08)

Three Design Hacks for Better Visual Presentation (Video 5:16)

How to use PowerPoint Animations for a More Engaging and Better Training Presentation (Video 6:44)

Also see Presentation skills below

ADA compliance

Microsoft powerpoint. Here's a note on ADA compliance in slides along with an easy-to-use tool from Microsoft in ppt to check accessibility: Accessibility Checker. If that doesn't get you there, then do this if you don't see the Accessibility Checker

Written materials

Adult learning principles - keep this in mind as you plan

Basics

Create a plan

Write persuasively Fact Sheet

Write in Plain English (LinkedIn Learning)

Communicating Science, Creating Trust Video (40:24 min - Kat Kerlin)

Promote Your Program Using the ANR Brand Video (51:07)

UC ANR Translation services (NOS)

Fact sheets & newsletters

Draft your message Fact sheet

Make your message and your delivery compelling "AID" & "TIGRS" Info sheet

Fact sheet Template (a template with suggestions)

Evaluate your fact sheets Fact sheet

Newsletters

5 tips for better newsletters (Steve Elliott)

Virtual Delivery
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Virtual Delivery 

Deliver your message

Learn how to improve and assess impact

A. Plan your communication strategy

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Field Days

Presentation skills

Running Meetings

Virtual delivery

Workshops & training

Working with others

 

Field days
field day

Adult learning principles - keep this in mind as you plan

Planning (Web - WSARE)
Check list (doc - UC ANR)
 
 

Running Meetings

Adult learning principles - keep this in mind as you develop materials

Better meetings

Presentation skills

Remember - Who’s the audience and what type of language should I use? Give background, introduce the problem, then jump into what and why. Avoid jargon what’s the simple take home and why is it important. Use simple language that a non-expert would understand.

Adult learning principles - keep this in mind as you plan

Storytelling: Making your presentation Ted Worthy

Storytelling Part 1. Video (Adam Napolitan)

Storytelling Part 2. Video (Adam Napolitan) (37 mins)

PowerPoint tips

TED Worthy Slides Fact Sheet (Adam Napolitan)

Speaking with Confidence (LinkedIn Learning)

Presentations Skills Fact sheet

Overcoming your Fear of Public Speaking (LinkedIn Learning)

Communicating Science Fact Sheet ; UC ANR WebANR (40:25) (Kat Kerlin, UC Davis)

Media. Talking to the media Checklist Fact Sheet

Working with Others

Working with others

Learn about

  • Adult education principles
  • Building trust,
  • Facilitation,
  • Engaging groups, etc.

Anti-racist resources (UC ANR web)