XDOC2007 Conference presentations (2 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024


Presenting at conferences constitutes an invaluable opportunity for doctoral students of all stages to communicate their research. Lately, a variety of new presentation formats including work in progress papers (WIPs), lightning papers and online presentations have gained in popularity. This course helps students to plan, prepare and deliver the presentation of their choice including traditional conference presentations. Students will have the opportunity to give and receive feedback and practice chairing a mock conference.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, participants are expected to…

  • give a well-structured presentation that effectively communicates their research findings to the audience
  • use self-assessment and peer and instructor feedback to identify particular strengths and areas for improvement
  • handle discussions in a multicultural and multilingual environment as a presenter and chair

Additional information

For any questions concerning this course, please contact the course-specific responsible teacher and not the curriculum-level responsible teacher whose contact information you see on this page. You can find the course teachers and their contact information by going to Completion methods -> Teaching -> Basic Information. 

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
PASS-FAIL: Compulsory and active participation. Successful completion of core assignments. Final grading is based on the corresponding grading scale for the course.
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Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (2 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail