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HGSE Communications Lab

The CommLab is closed this summer. We'll see you in fall 2021. 

The sign up for appointments is available two weeks in advance of the appointment date. Students can schedule a 30-minute one-on-one or a 60-minute small group (2-4 people) appointment once per week.  Doctoral students (EdLD, EdD, and PhD) who want to practice their defense can sign up for a 60-minute slot.

CommLab One-On-One Appointments:

  • Thirty-minute virtual appointment
  • Practice oral presentations
  • Storyboard and develop a slide presentation
  • Create an “elevator pitch” 
  • Organize and develop a conference poster 
  • Assistance with other mixed-media communication  

Small Group Appointments:

  • One-hour virtual appointment for groups of 2-4 students
  • Practice small group oral presentations 
  • Storyboard and develop a slide presentation 

Dissertations and Capstone Defense Appointments:

  • One-hour virtual appointment  
  • Practice oral defense
  • Receive feedback on a slide presentation, including structure, order, and design 
  • Tips for using visuals to communicate information and results 

For more information, visit our website or contact Ning Zou, Associate Director for Student Academic Services and Learning Design, Gutman Library.