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Academic Presentations September 2019

The EUI Language Centre offers pre-sessional courses on academic presentations in order to prepare researchers for work in the first year.

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English 502


Academic Presentations

1st year & LL.M. researchers

Time & Place


16-26 September

6 hours

  • Monday    11.00-12.30
  • Thursday  11.00-12.30

Convento, Vygotsky

Instructor


Dawn Nichols

 

If you have any questions, contact the Language Centre Assistant.

English 502: Academic presentations


Presenting your academic research is an essential part of academia today. This short hands-on course gives you the fundamental tools to present successfully to your disciplinary as well as to a multi-disciplinary audience.

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.

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • controlled exercises (vocal, verbal, and visual)
  • discussions
  • reflective activities
  • mini-presentations
  • self- and peer observation
During the practice session you will give a ten-minute presentation of some aspect of your research to the class. Each presentation will be followed by self-, peer- and teacher feedback.
 

 

 

English 504


Academic presentations

1st year & LL.M. researchers

Time & Place


17-27 September

6 hours

  • Tuesday:   11.00-12.30
  • Friday:       11.00-12.30

Convento, Grice

Instructor


Dawn Nichols

 

If you have any questions, contact the Language Centre Assistant.

English 504: Academic presentations


Presenting your academic research is an essential part of academia today. This short hands-on course gives you the fundamental tools to present successfully to your disciplinary as well as to a multi-disciplinary audience.

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.

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • controlled exercises (vocal, verbal, and visual)
  • discussions
  • reflective activities
  • mini-presentations
  • self- and peer observation
During the practice session you will give a ten-minute presentation of some aspect of your research to the class. Each presentation will be followed by self-, peer- and teacher feedback.
 

 

 

English 506


Academic presentations

1st year & LL.M. researchers

Time & Place


16-26 September

6 hours

  • Monday    11.00-12.30
  • Thursday  11.00-12.30

Convento, Chomsky

Instructor


Lisa Robbins

 

If you have any questions, contact the Language Centre Assistant.

English 506: Academic presentations


Presenting your academic research is an essential part of academia today. This short hands-on course gives you the fundamental tools to present successfully to your disciplinary as well as to a multi-disciplinary audience.

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.

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • controlled exercises (vocal, verbal, and visual)
  • discussions
  • reflective activities
  • mini-presentations
  • self- and peer observation
During the practice session you will give a ten-minute presentation of some aspect of your research to the class. Each presentation will be followed by self-, peer- and teacher feedback.
 

 

 

English 508


Academic presentations (LAW)

1st year LAW & LL.M. researchers

Time & Place


17-27 September

6 hours

  • Tuesday:   9.00-10.30
  • Friday:       9.00-10.30

Convento, Chomsky

Instructor


Jonathan Fitchett

 

If you have any questions, contact the Language Centre Assistant.

English 508: Academic presentations LAW


Presenting your academic research is an essential part of academia today. This short hands-on course gives you the fundamental tools to present successfully to your disciplinary audience. Aspects of presenting to a multi-disciplinary audience will also be touched on.

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.

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • controlled exercises (vocal, verbal, and visual)
  • discussions
  • reflective activities
  • mini-presentations
  • self- and peer observation
During the practice session you will give a ten-minute presentation of some aspect of your research to the class. Each presentation will be followed by self-, peer- and teacher feedback.
 

 

 

English 510


Academic presentations (HEC)

1st year HEC researchers

Time & Place


16-26 September

6 hours

  • Monday     11.00-12.30
  • Thursday   11.00-12.30

Convento, Austin

Instructor


Jonathan Fitchett

 

If you have any questions, contact the Language Centre Assistant.

English 510: Academic presentations HEC


Presenting your academic research is an essential part of academia today. This short hands-on course gives you the fundamental tools to present successfully to your disciplinary audience. Aspects of presenting to a multi-disciplinary audience will also be touched on.

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 historians
  • 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.

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

  • controlled exercises (vocal, verbal, and visual)
  • discussions
  • reflective activities
  • mini-presentations
  • self- and peer observation
During the practice session you will give a ten-minute presentation of some aspect of your research to the class. Each presentation will be followed by self-, peer- and teacher feedback.
 


 

 

English 512


Academic presentations (SPS)

1st year SPS researchers

Time & Place


16-26 September

6 hours

  • Monday     9.00-10.30
  • Thursday   9.00-10.30

Convento, Wittgenstein

Instructor


Jonathan Fitchett

 

If you have any questions, contact the Language Centre Assistant.

English 512: Academic Presentations SPS


Presenting your academic research is an essential part of academia today. This short hands-on course gives you the fundamental tools to present successfully to your disciplinary audience. Aspects of presenting to a multi-disciplinary audience will also be touched on.

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 political and social scientists
  • 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.

Learning methods and activities

Activities in and out of class include:

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

 

During the practice session you will give a ten-minute presentation of some aspect of your research to the class. Each presentation will be followed by self-, peer- and teacher feedback.
 

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