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KIEN3041 English: Academic Presentation Skills 2 ECTS
Organised by
Centre for Language and Communication St./English
Person in charge
Kelly Raita
Preceding studies
MA/MSc.

Keywords

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: C1

General description

The Presentation skills course is designed for doctoral level students from all faculties (except the medical faculty who have their own course) who need to present their research at conferences.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course the student should:
- be able to competently give a conference presentation on a topic related to their own research
- have a greater level of knowledge about the structure of presentations
- be able to signpost a presentation to improve the flow and clarity for the audience
- will understand the importance of visual aids and be able to use them effectively
- be able to design visuals to ensure the key message is clearly presented
- be aware of high power and low power body language and conscious of their own body language in presentation situations
- will be able to use language effectively
- will be aware of differing presentation tools e.g. Powerpoint, Prezi
- be able to evaluate peer presentations based on the elements of an effective presentation

Contents

- audience analysis, the scope and depth of presentations
- elements of an effective presentation
- effective visual aids and developing techniques for highlighting key information
- body language
- presentation language - spoken academic discourse versus written discourse
- creating rapport
- dealing with questions
- giving and videoing presentations to different audience 'levels'
- receiving feedback from peers and teacher

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Tutorials 20 h 0 h
Independent work 33 h 0 h

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Exercise(s)
  • In English

Evaluation

Pass/fail.

Recommended year of study

Post-graduate, doctoral students.

Further information

This course is one of the courses offered by the Language Centre to researchers in the 'Tutkijakoulu'.

Belongs to following study modules

Centre for Language and Communication Studies
2014–2015
Teaching
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