Full course description
Students will study and practice different aspects of an academic presentation. All students will give a number of presentations and work on various elements of presentations in different workshops, in particular outline, content and the final delivery. In the first meeting, students will give a presentation on a set topic. Then students can decide on their own topics to present, usually within their field of interest. The purpose is to learn how to structure a scientific presentation andto be able to convincingly convey information about a topic that you are knowledgeable about to other people. Besides giving presentations, an important aspect of this training is giving and receiving constructive feedback. Both the trainer and your fellow students will provide you with feedback and you will be asked to provide feedback several times. Students are expected to use the feedback to improve their skills. The training will help you to prepare future presentations to different types of audience, both at UCV and as part of a future job or master programme.
- Can prepare and structure a clear, concise and persuasive message.
- Will explore ways to engage the audience and make your message stick.
- Will be able to convey complex information clearly through visual and oral presentation skills;
- Will learn how to handle nerves and tension and increase your confidence as a presenter.
Recommendations: Students must be familiar with PowerPoint or other types of slideware, such as Prezi.
Learning materials are provided at Student Portal