The aim of this course is to provide students with good opportunities to improve their skills of communication in English for the international conference and academic journals. Students should practice as many times as possible in each session.
FIRST, the students will be supplied with general ideas how to compose academic papers in English, which should be followed by students’ practice (assignment 1).
SECONDLY, some hints for talk at the international conference will be given to students who will be required to revise the paper (assignment 1) into a draft of talk (assignment 2).
THIRDLY, based on the draft (assignment 2), the students should compose their own PowerPoint presentations for their talks after the lecture how to create them (assignment 3).
FINALLY, the students will be obligated to deliver their papers with PowerPoint presentation (assignment 4) followed by peer review.
Presentation with Powerpoint in English
i) How to compose and deliver your paper in English
ii) How to compose an effective Powerpoint presentation
iii) How to make discussions
Date Task & Activity
14.10.09 Compose a draft
1. Lecture: Sentence & Structure
2. Practice: Introduction of own research topic
→ Submit the first draft (as an attachment) online by 20.10.2009
28.10.09 1. Revision of introduction of own research topic with tutor’s comments
2. Lecture: Talk
3. Practice: Compose a draft of talk
→ Submit the final version (as an attachment) online by 15.11.2009
25.11.09 1. Final revision of the draft of talk with tutor’s comments
2. How to read out the draft (followed by peer review)
(* If possible, Powerpoiont session could be started)
02.12.09 Compose a Powerpoint file
1. Lecture: How to compose Powerpoint file in English
2. Practice: Powerpoint file composition
→ Submit the first draft (as an attachment) online by 08.12.2009
16.12.09 Revision of the first version of Powerpoint file with tutor’s comments
→ Submit the final version of Powerpoint file and the draft for reading out
(as an attachment) online by 05.01.2010
13.01.10 Presentation: presentation 10-15 min + discussion + peer review
27.01.10 Presentation: presentation 10-15 min + discussion + peer review
Introduce at each session