XENA008 Academic Writing Modules: Conference Presentations (2 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Language Centre
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



The conference presentation module is intended for doctoral students. This module follows a conference simulation format and focuses on developing conference skills. Participants will prepare and deliver a short (15-minute) conference presentation, which will be video-recorded for individual feedback. Chairing skills will also be reviewed and practiced.

Assessment details

Compulsory and active participation. Successful completion of core assignments. Final grading is based on the applicable grading scale for the course.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the module participants are expected to:

- use self-assessment, and peer and instructor feedback to identify particular strengths and areas for improvement in their personal presentation style
- give a well-structured presentation that effectively communicates information and expertize to a discipline specific audience
- handle discussion in a multicultural and multilingual environment as presenter and chair

Completion methods

Method 1

Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item