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Academic Presentations Course Descriptions September 2019

 

 

English 502: Academic presentations


 

CEFR level

 B2/C1

Length

Two weeks/6 contact hours

16September - 26 September 2019

Number of participants

Maximum 12

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will

  • know how to prepare an effective academic presentation
  • be able to explain their research more clearly to a interdisciplinary audience
  • have a greater awareness of how to deliver an academic presentation, verbally, vocally and visually
  • be more confident in speaking before an audience
  • have enhanced their 'presentation vocabulary'  
  • be able to participate more confidently in seminar and conference settings
  • know how to moderate questions and interventions in seminar and conference settings

Course contents

Course materials are provided by the EUI English Unit
 

The course includes work on the following:

  • structure of presentation
  • confidence building
  • use of voice
  • use of gesture
  • body language
  • visual aids
  • managing the post-presentation discussion
  • language appropriate to academic presentations

The instructor will analyse the class needs at the beginning of the course and will accordingly give more or less weight to the various areas above.

At one session a practicing actor/drama teacher will work with the class on stage presence, particularly voice and body language. 

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • video-clips
  • discussions
  • controlled exercises (vocal, verbal, and visual)
  • mini-presentations
  • self- and peer observation
  • reflective activities

 

At the end of the course you will give a ten-minute presentation of some aspect of your research to the class.
 

English 504: Academic presentations


 

 

Length

Two weeks/6 contact hours

17 September - 27 September 2019

Number of participants

Maximum 12

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will

  • know how to prepare an effective academic presentation
  • be able to explain their research more clearly to a interdisciplinary audience
  • have a greater awareness of how to deliver an academic presentation, verbally, vocally and visually
  • be more confident in speaking before an audience
  • have enhanced their 'presentation vocabulary'  
  • be able to participate more confidently in seminar and conference settings
  • know how to moderate questions and interventions in seminar and conference settings

Course contents

Course materials are provided by the EUI English Unit
 

The course includes work on the following:

  • structure of presentation
  • confidence building
  • use of voice
  • use of gesture
  • body language
  • visual aids
  • managing the post-presentation discussion
  • language appropriate to academic presentations

The instructor will analyse the class needs at the beginning of the course and will accordingly give more or less weight to the various areas above. 

At one session a practicing actor/drama teacher will work with the class on stage presence, particularly voice and body language. 

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • video-clips
  • discussions
  • controlled exercises (vocal, verbal, and visual)
  • mini-presentations
  • self- and peer observation
  • reflective activities

  

At the end of the course you will give a ten-minute presentation of some aspect of your research to the class.
 

English 506: Academic presentations


 

Length

Two weeks/6 contact hours

16 September - 26 September 2019

Number of participants

Maximum 12

.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will

  • know how to prepare an effective academic presentation
  • be able to explain their research more clearly to a interdisciplinary audience
  • have a greater awareness of how to deliver an academic presentation, verbally, vocally and visually
  • be more confident in speaking before an audience  
  • know how to moderate questions and interventions in seminar and conference settings

Course contents

Course materials are provided by the EUI English Unit
 

The course includes work on the following:

  • structure of presentation
  • confidence building
  • use of voice
  • use of gesture
  • body language
  • visual aids
  • managing the post-presentation discussion

The instructor will analyse the class needs at the beginning of the course and will accordingly give more or less weight to the various areas above. 

At one session a practicing actor/drama teacher will work with the class on stage presence, particularly voice and body language. 

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • video-clips
  • discussions
  • controlled exercises (vocal, verbal, and visual)
  • mini-presentations
  • self- and peer observation
  • reflective activities

  

At the end of the course you will give a ten-minute presentation of some aspect of your research to the class.
 

English 508: Academic presentations LAW


 

Length

Two weeks/6 contact hours

17 September - 27 September 2019

Number of participants

Maximum 12

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will

  • know how to prepare an effective academic presentation
  • be able to explain their research more clearly to an audience of legal scholars from varying fields
  • have a greater awareness of how to deliver an academic presentation, verbally, vocally and visually
  • be more confident in speaking before an audience  
  • know how to moderate questions and interventions in seminar and conference settings

Course contents

Course materials are provided by the EUI English Unit
 

The course includes work on the following:

  • structure of presentation
  • confidence building
  • use of voice
  • use of gesture
  • body language
  • visual aids
  • managing the post-presentation discussion

The instructor will analyse the class needs at the beginning of the course and will accordingly give more or less weight to the various areas above. 

At one session a practicing actor/drama teacher will work with the class on stage presence, particularly voice and body language. 

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • video-clips
  • discussions
  • controlled exercises (vocal, verbal, and visual)
  • mini-presentations
  • self- and peer observation
  • reflective activities

 

At the end of the course you will give a ten-minute presentation of some aspect of your research to the class.
 

English 510: Academic presentations HEC


 

Length

Two weeks/6 contact hours

16 September - 26 September 2019

Number of participants

Maximum 12

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will

  • know how to prepare an effective academic presentation
  • be able to explain their research more clearly to a interdisciplinary audience
  • have a greater awareness of how to deliver an academic presentation, verbally, vocally and visually
  • be more confident in speaking before an audience  
  • know how to moderate questions and interventions in seminar and conference settings

Course contents

Course materials are provided by the EUI English Unit
 

The course includes work on the following:

  • structure of presentation
  • confidence building
  • use of voice
  • use of gesture
  • body language
  • visual aids
  • managing the post-presentation discussion

The instructor will analyse the class needs at the beginning of the course and will accordingly give more or less weight to the various areas above. 

At one session a practicing actor/drama teacher will work with the class on stage presence, particularly voice and body language. 

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • video-clips
  • discussions
  • controlled exercises (vocal, verbal, and visual)
  • mini-presentations
  • self- and peer observation
  • reflective activities

 

At the end of the course you will give a ten-minute presentation of some aspect of your research to the class.
 

English 512: Academic Presentations SPS 


 

Length

Two weeks/12 contact hours

16 September -26 September 2019

Number of participants

Maximum 12

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will

  • know how to prepare an effective academic presentation
  • be able to explain their research more clearly to an audience of legal scholars from varying fields
  • have a greater awareness of how to deliver an academic presentation, verbally, vocally and visually
  • be more confident in speaking before an audience  
  • know how to moderate questions and interventions in seminar and conference settings

Course contents

Course materials are provided by the EUI English Unit
 

The course includes work on the following:

  • structure of presentation
  • confidence building
  • use of voice
  • use of gesture
  • body language
  • visual aids
  • managing the post-presentation discussion

The instructor will analyse the class needs at the beginning of the course and will accordingly give more or less weight to the various areas above. 

At one session a practicing actor/drama teacher will work with the class on stage presence, particularly voice and body language. 

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • video-clips
  • discussions
  • controlled exercises (vocal, verbal, and visual)
  • mini-presentations
  • self- and peer observation
  • reflective activities

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