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Module ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS (CONFERENCE PRESENTATION)

Module code: AFF855
Credits: 5
Semester: Year-Long
Department: AFF (DIGITAL HUMANITIES)
International: No
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Module Objective
The purpose of this module is to allow postgraduate research students to develop and apply the skills required for presenting their research. This module covers the presentations of results in poster or oral format at a conference as agreed with the departmental supervisory committee.

On completion of the module the student will be able to:
Discuss the current state-of-the-art in their research
Interpret results in the context of the impact on the particular field
Evaluate results for potential presentation
Formulate a hypothesis for the presentation
Concisely present and critically discuss research highlights that can prove/disprove the hypotheses
Draw conclusions on the work and articulate the significance of the research in the wider context
Identify a conference.

Module Content
Attend lectures/seminars/conferences in the area of research
Undertake an informed literature survey around the research that is intended for presentation
Draft hypothesis and framework for oral presentation
Write up the presentation to include abstract, introduction and results and discussion content
Delivery of an oral presentation at an international conference.

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