Why Are Presentation Skills Important?
Presentation skills are important to your academic and
professional career and will usually affect your ability to
be hired for a job. Certainly, being able to list conference
presentations on your CV is something you will want to be able
to do. Fear of presenting is normal. Don't compound the fear
by worrying about
the fear. One thing you can do to
manage that feeling is to focus on the aspects you can control.
We have compiled a list of some resources to help you manage
that fear and to get your work published!
This free eBook, written by S Joseph Levine (2005)
is a down-to-earth guide created to assist the graduate student who is about
to begin writing a thesis or dissertation as the final requirement in his/her
graduate degree program. This book provides many helpful ideas on crafting, implementing and
defending a thesis or dissertation. It is based on the author's experience as a graduate student advisor. This book illustrates that the task of successfully completing a thesis or dissertation
can be empowering and enjoyable.
This site contains a list of the best practices for giving presentations.
On academia.edu, Dave Sayers' presentation entitled the
talk Learning and Teaching Unit at the University of Essex, UK on May 9, 2008
discusses how post-graduates should speak at conferences.
Monitored by the LINGUIST List editors, this site
contains a list of future conferences in linguistics.
This site is also monitored by the LINGUIST List editors and this site
contains up-to-date calls for papers.
This is a calendar of conferences and events going on in
linguistics. Click through to find some events that fit your schedule.
Easy Abstracts (EasyAbs for short) is a FREE abstract
submission and review facility designed to help conference organizers and reviewers
accept and process abstracts online.
This paper was written by Paul N. Edwards from the
School of Information at the University of Michigan. In it he states "I wrote this
essay on behalf of bored audiences everywhere."
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