Sample Video Abstracts
We’ve compiled many here.
Create Accessible Content
Applying good accessibility practices to your presentation slides creates a welcoming and inclusive experience for everyone in your audience. Many of us are unaware that our slide design choices might make it difficult or impossible for people with disabilities to consume our content.
Learn the good presentation practices that enable inclusion: learn the dos and don’ts here.
Other Online Resources:
- AUCD guidelines for Presenting
- How to make your PowerPoint Presentations Accessible (Microsoft)
- Reminders when presenting (AUCD)
- UMN Disability Resource Center
Use Plain Language
Plain language makes it easier for everyone to understand and use health information. Check out the CDC’s Plain Language Materials and Resources web page, including the Visual Communication Resources which links to the CDC’s Public Health Image Library and NIH’s Visuals Online.
Because it has a built-in “Record presentation” feature, Microsoft PowerPoint may be the easiest way to record your presentation but the below are also good launching points to help you get started.
Many universities have information on the below that is tailored for their students, staff and faculty. Your university’s technology team will be your best resource for navigating your operating system or troubleshooting specific issues you’re facing.
- Record Educational Videos with Laptop Webcam and PowerPoint (YouTube)
- Record using:
- PowerPoint (includes video)
- PowerPoint (using an iPad or iPhone) (UMN)
- Convert MP4, WEBM and AV with CloudConvert
- Saving your presentation as a video (Microsoft)
Publishing Your Video Abstract
Click the below to learn more on how to publish via:
- Getting Published: Visual & Video Abstracts (Duke University’s Medical Center Library & Archives)
- Tips from publishers: