Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


CODE DOC6011

 
TITLE Communicating Research to Diverse Audiences

 
LEVEL D - Doctoral Workshops/Symposium

 
ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

 
DEPARTMENT Doctoral School

 
DESCRIPTION Would you like to improve your public speaking skills? Would you like to engage citizens further with your research? This workshop will provide you with tips on how to give short talks and how to communicate ideas to different audiences, among others. It will help you develop how you think about your audience (who they are, their motivations, and how to give an impactful experience). It will also provide you with tools such as how to build a narrative, jargon busting, use of questions, gripping introductions, signposting and correct use of body language. The skills learnt in this workshop will not only be useful during your doctoral journey but can also be applied throughout your career.

Outcomes:

By the end of this workshop, doctoral researchers should:

- become aware of the theory behind public speaking;
- improve communication skills;
- learn how to speak to different audiences.

 
ADDITIONAL NOTES Timetable Details

Occ A - Date: 7 Nov 2019; Time: 9:00 - 12:00; Duration: 3 hours

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Workshop

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%

 
LECTURER/S Edward Duca
Daniela Quacinella

 
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