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Presentation Skills Bootcamp

These interactive courses will be offered online until the end of 2021.
Group work and peer review are part of each day of this course that is offered via the Canvas Conference module. Group sessions and work-sessions in breakout-rooms.


RESULT

After this three-day intensive workshop, you will

  • Have had ample practice presenting yourself and your research in different academic settings (introducing yourself, research pitch, poster presentations, conference presentations)
  • Have helped your peers improve their presentation skills by giving effective feedback
  • Have an understanding of your presentation strengths and areas which you could develop further

CONTENT

Expect a very supportive environment where you will work together in small groups with your peers and a coach to develop your presentation skills. You will focus on a task such as:

  • Introducing yourself
  • Introducing your research
  • Making a research poster
  • Presenting your research at a conference
  • Powerpoint presentations
  • Giving feedback to peers

What NOT to expect:

  • In-depth treatment of basic English language and pronunciation issues
  • In-depth treatment of field-specific content

Admission Criteria

Programme is for PhD-candidates from the UT

Duration and Time investment

Participants are required to attend all three days of the Presentation Skills Bootcamp. You will be required to prepare a first draft of a research poster, and prepare a 10 minute Powerpoint presentation to introduce your research project prior to the bootcamp. Preparation time: approximately 6 hours.  

Course overview


  • Course code

    PSB-21XX

  • Programme is for

    PhD-candidates from UT.

  • ECTS

    The total time investment amounts to 1,5 ECTS

  • Date

    See registration form below

  • Time

    Participants are required to attend all three days of the Academic Presentations Bootcamp. You will be required to prepare a first draft of a research poster, and prepare a 10 minute Powerpoint presentation to introduce your research project prior to the bootcamp. Preparation time: approximately 6 hours.

  • Location

    via Canvas online or in the U-Park hotel. see location @ each individual course

  • Course fee

    This training will be paid from central funds.

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum of 70 participants

  • Trainers

    UT Language Centre qualified teachers

  • Course materials

    Will be provided before and during the training.

  • Requirements

    English language proficiency at level CEF B2 or higher (Common European Framework) is required.

Further Information
UT Language Centre Aline Valster and Carla Gerritsen
course coordinators
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