2021 English Presentation Skills A (Computing)

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Academic unit or major
School of Computing
Instructor(s)
Obari Hiroyuki  Tokunaga Takenobu 
Course component(s)
Lecture    (ZOOM)
Day/Period(Room No.)
Wed1-2()  
Group
-
Course number
XCO.U472
Credits
2
Academic year
2021
Offered quarter
1-2Q
Syllabus updated
2021/4/16
Lecture notes updated
-
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course teaches Master's degree program students various skills for presenting their research results in English 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 own work in English oral/poster presentation.

Keywords

writing academic papers, oral presentation skill, poster presentation skill

Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication 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 Make 10 slides about CQ after you look at the CQ PDF file.
Class 2 Presentation skills (Unit 1~2) Specified in the class.
Class 3 A Worldviews Study 1 Presentation skill (Unit 3) Specified in the class.
Class 4 A Worldviews Study 2 Presentation skill (Unit 4) Specified in the class.
Class 5 A presentation about a Worldviews Study Presentation skill (Unit 6) Specified in the class.
Class 6 Global leadership and the worldview Presentation skill (Unit 7) Specified in the class.
Class 7 A presentation about global leadership and the worldview Presentation skill (Unit 7) Specified in the class.
Class 8 Oxford Martin School and Oxford Internet Institute, World issues Presentation skill (Unit 8) Specified in the class.
Class 9 Oxford Martin School and Oxford Internet Institute, World issues PBL project Specified in the class.
Class 10 A presentation about the PBL project Specified in the class.
Class 11 Practice and evaluation of English presentation in specialised domain 1 Specified in the class.
Class 12 Practice and evaluation of English presentation in specialised domain 2 Specified in the class.
Class 13 Practice and evaluation of English presentation in specialised domain 3 Specified in the class.
Class 14 Total evaluation, evaluation of English proficiency

Out-of-Class Study Time (Preparation and Review)

To enhance effective learning, students are encouraged to spend approximately 100 minutes preparing for class and another 100 minutes reviewing class content afterwards (including assignments) for each class.
They should do so by referring to textbooks and other course material.

Textbook(s)

Not specified.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Successful Presentations (Oxford University Press)
Other PDF Files

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)

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

None.

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