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Kurs i forskningsmetode

Kurs i forskningsmetode

Fakultet for samfunnsvitenskap (SAM) setter i samarbeid med OsloMet-akademiet nå i gang en metodesatsing. I årene 2019-2021 arrangeres en rekke kurs og andre ak...

Kurs i forskningsmetode

Tilbake til hovedvisning Oral Communication and Presentation Skills

Are you a PhD candidate or a researcher presenting at your first international conference? Or have you already presented at international conferences, but would like to improve your presentation skills? This three-session workshop provides participants with an opportunity to practice their communication skills and develop confidence in delivering academic presentations in English.

Mandag 14.10.19 kl. 09.00-14.00

To be announced

Date and time:

Session 1: October 14th, 9:00 – 14:00

Session 2: October 28th, 9:00 – 14:00

Session 3: November 11th, 9:00 – 14:00 

Target group

PhD candidates and academic staff

Learning outcomes

  • Enable better planning and structuring of academic presentations
  • Build confidence in presenting in English
  • Improve ability to communicate research for international academic audiences


The course is tailored to the needs of each group. General topics covered are

  • planning
  • structure
  • rhetorical awareness
  • using visual aids effectively
  • audience interaction
  • vocabulary, pronunciation and intonation
  • delivery   

Teaching methods and organisation

Workshop format, group discussion, practical exercises

  • Session 1: Discussion of what makes an effective presentation
  • Session 2: Participants deliver a short academic presentation and receive feedback from the rest of the group and the workshop facilitator
  • Session 3: Participants deliver their presentations again having implemented the feedback provided in the previous session


You are expected to bring and deliver a ten-minute presentation, for example a presentation that has or will be given at a conference, or an excerpt from a lecture. Please bring a copy of your visual aids (PowerPoint, Prezi and the like) and any other additional material, for example a handout, to the first session. You will use, edit and improve the presentation throughout the course. 

Course facilitators

English for Academic Purposes, Unit for Academic Language and Practice/Dr. Tom Muir, Dr. Kristin Solli, Dr. Pavel Zemliansky

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