2022 English Presentation Skills B (Computing)

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School of Computing
Obari Hiroyuki 
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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 presentations.
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.
To achieve this goal, the course will not only cover topics specific to their field of expertise, but also topics from a broader perspective, such as the SDGs and the versatility of science and technology, which are essential to consider when developing business today. Through discussion of these topics, students will acquire the advanced leadership, knowledge, social responsibility, and ethics necessary to realise the career they have designed, and ultimately the ability to lead innovation.

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

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 Specified in the class.
Class 2 A Presentation about CQ Presentation skill (Unit 1~2) Specified in the class.
Class 3 Worldview Study 1 Presentation skill (Unit 3) Specified in the class.
Class 4 Worldview Study 2 Presentation skill (Unit 4) Specified in the class.
Class 5 A presentation about Worldview Study Presentation skill (Unit 6) Specified in the class.
Class 6 Presentation skill (Unit 7) Worldviews and global leadership Specified in the class.
Class 7 Presentation skill (Unit 8) A presentation about global leadership Specified in the class.
Class 8 Oxford Martin School, Oxford Internet Institute, World issues (CBL project ) Specified in the class.
Class 9 A group presentation about a CBL project Specified in the class.
Class 10 A group presentation about a CBL project Specified in the class.
Class 11 A group presentation about AI and Society Specified in the class.
Class 12 Practice and evaluation of English presentation in the specialised domain Specified in the class.
Class 13 Practice and evaluation of English presentation in the specialised domain Specified in the class.
Class 14 Total evaluation, evaluation of English proficiency


Not specified.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

Successful Presentations (OUP Press)

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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