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Winning Academic Presentation Skills


Fluent and Successful: Oral Presentation Skills in Chinese

Date 6 Mar 2024 (Wednesday)
Time 02:30pm - 03:15pm
Speaker Dr. Felix Chao,
Senior Lecturer, ILC
Medium Cantonese supplemented with Putonghua
Venue Online via Zoom
Workshop Description In this workshop, you will learn about various types of oral presentations for academic purposes. You will discuss how to make the best use of the presentation format, and will examine the issues that you will need to pay attention to when presenting in Cantonese. You will also discuss the use of multimedia tools and how to deal with difficulties that you might experience during oral presentations. All postgraduate students are welcome!

Poster Design and Presentation Skills for Postgraduate Students

Date 12 Mar 2024 (Tuesday)
Time 10:30am - 12:15pm
Speaker Dr. Paula Hodgson
Medium English
Venue User Education Room, G/F, University Library
Workshop Description This workshop covers poster design essentials to help you effectively present your research, both visually and orally, at poster presentation sessions. Through discussions and the analysis of samples, you will learn how to select content for your poster and communicate it effectively using visual aids. You will also explore key strategies to deliver your poster presentation and deal with questions.
Dr Hodgson was one of the pioneers in advocating technology-mediated learning in Hong Kong. She has been working in higher education since 1997, and served The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Auckland, University of Hong Kong, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), and University of Wollongong College Hong Kong. Her research areas included technology-enriched teaching and learning, assessment in higher education, and massive open online courses. Serving in the Centre for Learning Enhancement and Research in CUHK between 2015 and 2019, she led a variety of institutional projects as a principal investigator and a co-principal investigator in UGC funded projects. She was invited to present in universities in Hong Kong, Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam and Russia and share exemplary practices with visitors from Germany, China and many tertiary institutions in Hong Kong. She presented papers in conferences in Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Italy, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. Information of her published work can be viewed at https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2186-4284 All postgraduate students are welcome!





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