Careful preparation and clear communication are key to delivering a successful conference presentation in an international context. This course aims to provide PhD students with insight into the key characteristics of effective academic oral presentations, as well as with knowledge and tools to develop skills and confidence in communicating research-related material in English.
After completing the course, students should
This is a skills-oriented course on preparing and delivering conference presentations.
The teaching methods include a combination of teacher presentations, class and small group discussion, short exercises, and individual practice presentations followed by peer and teacher feedback.
The course materials and instructions for the assignments will be available in Brightspace a few weeks prior to the first session.
The course is for PhD students at Arts, Aarhus University
Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis, though priority is given to PhD students from the Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University
Bring your computer or tablet.
Students are required to actively participate in the three obligatory sessions, read several short chapters and articles, complete several short assignments, and prepare, discuss, revise, and deliver a 10-minute academic presentation to receive 1.5 ECTS credits for the course.
The course is only held in the spring.
Aarhus University, Aarhus, building 1911, room 320:
Registration deadline: 8 May 2023