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4.9. - English for Academic Purpose - Get ready for your next conference!

04.09.2020 von 09:00 bis 16:30

Doris Scharinger

Target group

Academic staff, PhD candidates, Postdocs

Course description

In this workshop we are going to practise language that is useful for conferences – small talk, argumentation skills, phrases and expressions that guide your listeners through your presentation and engage their interest.

This session requires an advanced command of the English language. - All interaction in English!

Learning targets

Main goals of this workshop are:

  • to build  a repertoire of expressions  that can be used in language situations typical of the context of international conferences.
  • to develop an awareness of the performance aspect of presentations.

 

Organisational details

  • Date: 04 September 2020, 9 a. m. - 2 p.m. 
  • Place: We will announce the place in an e-mail about 10 days before the date
  • Number: F202003
  • Fee: 250€. Free for employees of CAU and PhD students who are registered in Graduiertenzentrum.
  • Registration deadline: 14 days before the course starts

 

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10./11.09.2020 Online-Seminar: Effective Visual Communication of Science (1,5-day)

10.09.2020 bis 11.09.2020

Dr. Jernej Zupanc, Seyens Ltd.

Audience

Researchers at all career stages, especially PhD students & Postdocs

Aim

You will learn to effectively communicate your own scientific ideas and results by applying best visual communication practices to your research communication. You will understand the principles and useful design approaches used by experts. You will get actionable advice and feedback on your own pre-submitted materials. It is an immersive webinar, structured, easy to follow, memorable, useful and fun.

Content:

Day 1 (9 am. - 4 pm.)

  • Communicating with scientific vs non-scientific audiences
  • Visual perception and what humans find intuitive
  • Visual organization: simplifying comprehension through structured layout
  • Eye-flow: effortlessly guide the audience through the design
  • Colors: how to amplify, not ‘fancify’
  • Discussion on pre-submitted figures: facilitator’s feedback on a selection of pre-submitted figures from participants
  • Drawing exercise & group work: participants draw a graphical abstract of their research and give each other feedback on how to improve

Day 2 (9 am. - 1 pm.)

  • Slides that amplify messages and don't distract when presenting
  • Discussion on pre-submitted slides: facilitator’s feedback on a selection of slides from participants
  • Posters: strategy and process for creating posters that attract and explain
  • Group work – posters feedback: participants share their posters and give and receive feedback

 

Method

  • Interactive webinar: fundamentals, real examples, and practical advice
  • Discussion on pre-submitted materials: ahead of the webinar, participants submit their scientific figures and slides and I prepare a selection. Everyone receives suggestions on how to improve their own communication.
  • Exercises & group work: everyone draws their research and shares their posters and we make groups so participants give each other feedback.

 

Organisational details

  • This course is offered by ISOS, the Graduate Center, the Postdoc Center and the Center for the Continuing Professional Development at Kiel University. Please indicate your affiliation to one the programmes in your application.
  • Date: 10./11. September 2020, first day: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., second day: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Place: We will announce the webplace in an e-mail about 10 days before the date
  • Number: F202027
  • Modules: H4, see synopsis (in German)
  • Fee: on request. Free for employees of CAU and doctoral candidates who are registered at the Graduate Center and ISOS
  • Registration deadline: 3 days before the course startsrman)

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2./9./16.10. - English for Academic Purpose - Written Language

02.10.2020 um 09:00 bis 16.10.2020 um 14:00

Doris Scharinger

Target group

Academic staff, Phd candidates, Postdocs

Course description

This course is designed for graduate students and researchers of all academic disciplines. We are going to explore the defining characteristics of written Academic English using sample texts and exercises. You will also have the opportunity to learn about strategies and resources that support you in your writing.   

We will address the following aspects:

  • Academic English
  • Linguistic characteristics
  • Genres
  • Communicative purpose and rhetorical structure
  • Presenting Facts – Presenting Opinion
  • Hedging – how to put it carefully
  • Citations
  • Flow – Make your Writing Easy to Read
  • Linking words and phrases
  • Information structure
  • Useful resources and strategies for improving your Academic English

 

These sessions require an advanced command of the English language. - All interaction in English.

Learning targets

The main goals of this course are:

  • to develop  an awareness of EAP as a functional variety of the English language by establishing its main characteristics.  
  • to be in a position to work on specific aspects of EAP skills independently by learning about strategies and resources suitable for self-study.
  • to exchange information and experiences.

 

Organisational details

  • Date: 2, 9, and 16 October 2020, each day 9 a. m. - 2 p.m.
  • Place: We will announce the place in an e-mail about 10 days before the date
  • Number: F202002.
  • Fee: 300 €. Free for employees of CAU and PhD students who are registered in Graduiertenzentrum.
  • Registration deadline: 14 days before the course starts

 

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12./13.11. - University Didactics "Premium"

12.11.2020 um 09:00 bis 13.11.2020 um 12:30

Helga Hänsler Coaching-Beratung-Training

Target group

Teachers with teaching experience (5 courses and/or more than 3 years of experience)

Course description

This course offers experienced teachers opportunities to expand their knowledge in the
following areas:

  • Impact factors about learning and teaching
  • Current teaching methods for lectures and seminars
  • Didactics
  • Overcoming learning and teaching challenges
  • Specific communication methods
  • Eliciting instead of questioning
  • Sharing teaching experiences

Learning targets

  • Applying the impact factors about learning and teaching
  • Formulating competence-oriented learning aims
  • Using methods in relation to learnings aims
  • Overcoming learning and teaching challenges
  • Eliciting instead of questioning

 

Organisational details

  • Date: 12/13 November 2020, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Place: We will announce the place in an e-mail about 10 days before the date
  • Modules: H1a, see synopsis (in German)
  • Course number: D202005
  • Fee: 375,00 €. Free for employees of CAU and PhD students who are registered in Graduiertenzentrum.

 

Registration

To enrol for this course, please use our online registration form. (Registration deadline: 14 days before the course starts)

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