Online-Workshop: Academic Presentation Skills (October 2024)

16th and 17th October 2024 || 16.10.: 9 am - 5 pm, 17.10.: 9 am - 1 pm || University Main Building, Universitätsplatz 1, 18055 Rostock, 1st floor, right side, room 104
The goal of this presentation workshop is to give academics the skills to get their message across in a compelling and confident manner. Most participants in our workshops are nonnative speakers of English and have to present their work at international conferences. Our workshops focus on a powerful presentation structure, phrases and vocabulary to engage the audience, clear pronunciation and confident body language.

• What makes a successful conference presentation?
• Structure and language of an English presentation
• Structuring your presentation for maximum impact ( getting and retaining audience attention)
• Considerations when presenting to an international audience
• Voice and pronunciation considerations
• Rhetorical devices to keep your audience engaged
• Non-verbal communication and how to project credibility and confidence
• Understanding and controlling nerves
• Handling the question-and-answer session
• Rehearsing and self-editing tips
• Design tips for visuals and slides
• Video based feedback

• Pair & small group work
• General Discussion
• Individual feedback/coaching (including video)

Number of participants 7 to 12
Language: English
Important: In preparation for the workshop, please prepare a short presentation of around 5-8 minutes. The talk should be related to your subject, and if possible supported by slides.

Participation fee
Free of charge

Theo Best, Write English GbR, Cologne (lecturer)
organized by S32 Graduate Academy Rostock || gradauni-rostockde

For further information please visit the website of Graduate Academy Rostock.

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