Construction is the process of constructing a physical structure, such as a building or bridge, and the related activities that are involved in completing the structure. It includes the planning, design, and construction of any structure, as well as the maintenance, repair, and removal of any existing structure.
The primary goal of construction is to build something that will last for a long time and provide a safe and secure environment for people to use. Construction involves many different types of activities, including the selection of materials, the design of the structure, the installation of the structure, and the management of the project. Construction is also responsible for creating the infrastructure that allows for the delivery of services, such as transportation, water, and electricity.
Organize Your Research
- State the hypothesis and purpose of your research.
- Describe your methods of investigation.
- Include data collected and what was learned.
- Give conclusions based on the collected data.
- Emphasize the significance and highlights of the research.
Shape Your Presentation
- Prepare notes that highlight the salient points of your talk.
- Practice the delivery of your talk, along with your slide sequence. Be sure your talk fits the time allotted.
- Use simple sentences. Avoid jargon, highly specialized vocabulary, and unfamiliar abbreviations.
- Think about questions you might be asked, and prepare your answers.
- Audio-visuals should amplify your talk, not duplicate it.
- Do not include music or film clips or other copyrighted content with your presentation unless it is directly relevant to your research. If you must include music, film clips, or similar content, please ensure that it is either open source or content for which you have copyright permissions to use. Optimally display your work—don't use words if a picture conveys it more clearly (graphs, tables, charts, etc.).
- Use line graphs to show trends; bar graphs to compare magnitudes; pie graphs to demonstrate relative portions of a whole.
- Make sure your supporting audio-visuals are concise, uncluttered, and easily read from a distance. We recommend that you use a font of at least eighteen points or larger. This is especially important in presentations to a virtual audience because screen sizes vary by user.
- Request special AV equipment early or it may not be available.