Course Title : Professional Scientific Presentation Exercises(English lecture)

Code 10i041
Course Year Doctor Course
Term 1st term
Class day & Period Thu 5th
Location B-Cluster 2F Seminar Room
Credits 1
Restriction The number of students might be limited if too many students will get enrolled.
Lecture Form(s) Seminar
Language English
Instructor Juha Lintuluoto, Associate Professor, Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry

Course Description

It is imperative for future engineers to be able to communicate and deliver effectively scientific information to large variety of audiences. This skill enables engineers to share and absorb information to more extended audiences, and facilitates success in selling ideas and products, publishing and team working. The purpose of this course is to teach the basic rules needed for successful professional scientific presentation, both orally and written. The course also prepares students to deliver scientific information presentations to wide audiences. The course is consisted of excessive exercises, of which the student should complete seven (7) tasks. The course holds 3-4 tasks for oral presentation exercises, and 3-4 tasks for professional scientific writing exercises. The exact number of both exercises is adjusted for each student’s needs. The course is aimed for doctor course (DC) students, both Japanese and Foreign nationals

Grading

Reports, class activity, presentation

Course Goals

This course is aimed to foster engineering students’ scientific presentation skills. The successfully course completed students will be able to express and present complicated and specific scientific information at more generally understandable level. The students will also be able to pose relevant questions and effectively answer to the wide variety of questions.

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
1 Guidance and Professional presentation rules and etiquette
3 Oral presentations & questioning I, Written report I
3 Oral presentations & questioning I, Written report I
3 Oral presentations & questioning II, Written report II
3 Oral presentations & questioning II, Written report II
2 Oral presentations & questioning III, Written report III
Oral presentations & questioning III, Written report III
Oral presentations & questioning IV, Written report IV
Oral presentations & questioning IV, Written report IV I
Course summary and discussion

Textbook

Course materials will be provided.

Textbook(supplemental)

Will be informed if necessary.

Prerequisite(s)

-Fundamental skills about scientific presentation
-Advanced English skills
-Sufficient personal research results

Independent Study Outside of Class

Web Sites

The web-site is listed in the home page of the GL education center.

Additional Information

Students are requested to check in advance whether the credit of this course is counted as the unit for graduation requirement at department level. Course starts at April 12th, and the 1st lesson is repeated on April 19th. The course schedule is irregular. Most classes are biweekly, the detailed schedule is provided at the 1st lecture.