Creating Your Video Abstract

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.

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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.

Recording Resources

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. 

Publishing Your Video Abstract

After you’ve recorded your video and created an MP4 video file of your abstract, please upload the MP4 to YouTube, Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, or other cloud service of your choice. Then paste a link to your video abstract via the submission form. Submissions will only be accepted using this form.

Click the below to learn more on how to publish via:

Make sure the settings (if applicable) are changed so that mch@umn.edu may access the link to your video.

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