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16.09.2020, 09:30 – 12:30 Uhr
This presentation skills workshop is conducted completely online. The first session is an interactive, instructor-led session. The second session will comprise of small groups (up to 3 participants). This will be a chance for participants to practice their online presentation skills.
Trainerin: Lesley-Anne Weiling
This course is for doctoral candidates, postdocs and researchers who present at international conferences (max. 9 participants). Importantly, the course highlights ways to adapt a talk for an online format.
The workshop begins with a trainer - led session via Zoom, for 3 hours (from 9:30 to 12:30). Participants can enter the virtual classroom up to 15 minutes before the start of the class.
Following the initial training session, participants will create a presentation of 8 – 10 minutes. This talk will be given online and in a small group. Five minutes following the talk is allocated to a question and answer session and a further 5-10 minutes for feedback from the audience and the instructor.
Lesley-Anne Weiling is from Ireland and holds an honours degree in Modern History from Queens University Belfast. She specialises in training and coaching doctoral candidates, postdocs and senior re-searchers in spoken and written English. She is co-founder of the Cologne-based consultancy Write English (www.write-english.de).
Her interest in academic writing began in 2010 when she began lecturing in business communication and academic writing in the International Management Programme at the IUBH. Since then, she has gone on to train academic writing throughout Europe including at the University of Cologne, TU Berlin, LISER in Luxembourg and Bonn University. In addition to teaching scientific writing, she also corrects and edits academic articles for publication in peer reviewed journals.
Before relocating to Germany, Lesley-Anne worked as a senior manager in the UK. As head of a sales division, she learned the value of excellent communication skills. Now she coaches researchers on how to create their elevator pitch and how to present with confidence and impact at academic conferences.