Creating Effective Poster Presentations | Create Your Poster | Headings
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Use headings to orient readers and convey major points. Video Icon Headings
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Headings - including the title, section titles, and figure captions - should ...

Summarize Use headings as opportunities to summarize your work in large letters. A hurried reader should be able to get the main points from the headings alone.
Organize Good headings are part of the visual grammar that helps move readers through your poster.
Be Hierarchical The more important the point, the larger the type.
Be Bold Make the strongest statements your research allows.


Note how headings convey the message - viewers in a hurry need not read further.


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