Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Conference Presentation 2 Cr Course 17.4.2020 - 29.5.2020
Cancelled Conference Presentation 2 Cr Course 29.4.2020 - 3.6.2020
Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Conference Presentations 2 Cr Course 14.3.2020 - 28.3.2020
Conference Presentation 2 Cr Course 23.1.2020 - 27.2.2020
Conference Presentation 2 Cr Course 25.10.2019 - 29.11.2019
Conference Presentations 2 Cr Course 19.10.2019 - 9.11.2019
Conference Presentation 2 Cr Course 12.9.2019 - 17.10.2019
Conference Presentation 2 Cr Course 26.4.2019 - 31.5.2019
Conference Presentation 2 Cr Course 15.4.2019 - 27.5.2019
Conference Presentation 2 Cr Course 4.3.2019 - 8.4.2019
Conference Presentation 2 Cr Course 17.1.2019 - 21.2.2019
Conference Presentation 2 Cr Course 29.10.2018 - 3.12.2018
Conference Presentations 2 Cr Course 28.9.2018 - 2.11.2018
Conference Presentation 2 Cr Course 6.9.2018 - 11.10.2018
Conference Presentations, spring 2018 (4 courses) 2 Cr Course 22.1.2018 - 22.5.2018
Conference Presentations, autumn 2017 (3 courses) 2 Cr Course 5.9.2017 - 22.11.2017
Conference Presentations 2 Cr Course 14.3.2016 - 25.4.2016

Target group

Doctoral candidates

Compulsory/optional course: Optional

  • Coordinating degree programme: Doctoral School in Health Sciences
  • The course belongs to the following module: General Transferable Skills
  • Availability of the course to students of other degree programmes: Yes, but subject to capacity

Prerequisites

Advanced level of English

Learning outcomes

Course learning outcomes: The course participants will

  • Be able to restructure a text related to their own research or field into a conference presentation, either for an audience representing the same field or for a larger audience
  • Be able to organise the information into a clear and efficient presentation in terms of its language, structure, content and layout
  • Master the techniques related to answering audience questions
  • Be able to produce a poster presentation
  • Master the skills of providing and receiving feedback, including peer feedback and feedback from the teacher
  • Be able to develop their skills further with the help of feedback, self-evaluation and self-reflection.

Timing

The recommended time of completion is during the first two years of the programme. The course is organised several times a year.

Contents

  • Presenting at a conference (beginning, proceeding, digressing, summarising, ending)
  • Dealing with audience questions appropriately and clearly
  • Written text into an effective oral presentation
  • Dos and Don’ts of oral presentations
  • Pronunciation, especially stress placement and intonation
  • Practical considerations, including visuals.

Activities and teaching methods in support of learning

Lectures combined with in-class presentations by participants. Real-time feedback from class participants and instructor along with self-evaluation through the review of a video of in-class presentations.

Assessment practices and criteria

PASS/FAIL, 80% attendance and assignment completion required

Completion methods

24 contact lessons with six face-to-face meetings plus 30 hours of independent/group work between the meetings. Maximum 12 course participants.