15 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: Relevant Foreign Language Skills, Basic Computer Literacy

Aims/Description: The unit is a practical introduction to the use of oral presentations in disseminating and developing the results of research. The student designs, prepares and delivers a formal oral presentation and collaborates in the arrangement of the colloquium at which this and other papers are delivered. S/he will also be introduced to strategies for dealing with questions arising from the presentation, and giving/receiving effective feedback. Techniques of visual presentation (including electronic packages and templates) and questions of oral presentational style are also explored. Both the oral presentation and the formal written evaluation of others' presentations are assessed.

Restrictions on availability: Open to students in SOMLAL only

Staff Contact: Dr L Johnson
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Tutorials
Assessment: Oral Presentation, Written Feedback Reports

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Languages and Cultures):

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