2020 English Presentation Skills B (Computing)

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School of Computing
Obari Hiroyuki  Tokunaga Takenobu 
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Course description and aims

This course teaches Doctoral students various skills for presenting their research results through writing academic papers, oral and poster presentation.
This course aims to make students acquire the ability to write academic papers and to present their work at international conferences through lectures and practices.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students should be able to
(1) write academic papers in English,
(2) prepare effective presentation materials, and
(3) present their work in English oral/poster presentation.


writing academic papers, oral presentation skill, poster presentation skill

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

The class is twofold: lectures on presentation skills and practices for improving the skills.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Orientation, self-introduction in English, evaluation of English proficiency Specified in the class.
Class 2 Digital storytelling, practice of English presentation 1
Class 3 Useful expressions in English presentation, practice of English presentation 2
Class 4 Writing skills of international conference papers, practice of English presentation 3
Class 5 Presentation skill at international conferences, practice of English presentation 4
Class 6 Preparation of effective presentation materials, practice of English presentation 5
Class 7 Skills using mobile technologies at presentation, practice of English presentation 6
Class 8 Useful expression at question and answering, practice of English presentation 7
Class 9 Writing skills of academic journal papers, practice of English presentation 8
Class 10 Skill of effective presentations, practice of English presentation 9
Class 11 Practice and evaluation of English presentation in specialised domain 1
Class 12 Practice and evaluation of English presentation in specialised domain 2
Class 13 Practice and evaluation of English presentation in specialised domain 3
Class 14 Total evaluation, evaluation of English proficiency


Not specified.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

理系たまごシリーズ (4)理系英語のプレゼンテーション.アルク出版2007年.

Assessment criteria and methods

Presentation in the class (30%), English proficiency (30%), Report (20%), Contribution to the class (20%)

Related courses

  • CSC.T377 : English Writing and Presentation Skills (Computer Science)

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