TAYJ033 Academic Presentations 2 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Postgraduate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Yliopiston yhteiset tohtoriopinnot
Doctoral School

General description


1. To begin, proceed, digress, summarize and end a presentation, and to respond to questions in an effective manner
2. To convert written into spoken English: stylistic differences
3. To practice correct pronunciation and intonation
4. To deliver a talk in a relaxed manner using effective visual aids, but without reading
5. To analyze one's own presentation and (in groups) others' presentations in a supportive, affirmative manner, including attention to body language and visual aids.


Day 1 (common to both groups): 7.3.2019 in room Pinni B 3117

9:15-10:30 Structure of English presentations; Introduction and Conclusions-tips
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:30 Language performance issues
11:30-12:10 Lunch
12:10-14:00 Preparing and Using Visuals: Tips and Concerns
14:00-14:20 Coffee
14:20-16:00 Training for the Question-and-Answer period at conferences

Day 2

group 1: 21.3.2019 in room Pinni B0039

group 2: 28.3.2019 in room Pinni B0039

9:15-10:30 Individual Presentations + Judges feedback and evaluation
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:30 Individual Presentations + Judges feedback and evaluation
11:30-12:10 Lunch
12:10-14:00 Individual Presentations + Judges feedback and evaluation
14:00-14:20 Coffee
14:20-16:00 Individual Presentations + Judges feedback and evaluation

Teacher: Lecturer Kathleen Moore

The maximum number of students is 10 in each group. The selection method is draw. The student has to check the selection from NettiOpsu after the enrolment period.

Evaluation: Pass/fail.

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Kate Moore, Teacher responsible


7-Mar-2019 – 28-Mar-2019