ELI 601: Speaking in Research Contexts

Fall & Winter Semesters (2 credits)

Primarily for PhD students who are engaged in research-related speaking contexts as a part of their dissertation program. Also appropriate for Master’s students who have completed ELI 334.

Improve your ability to formally present your research to a wide variety of discipline specific and interdisciplinary audiences. Learn about common spoken genres used in academic and professional contexts, such as:

  • Conference presentations
  • Poster sessions
  • Job interviews
  • The dissertation defense

Presentations will be videotaped followed by self, peer, and/or instructor feedback. Integral to the course are regular one-on-one consultations with the instructor.