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Academic Presentation and Communication

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Academic Presentation and Communication
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020
Module code: IBB-160
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for ‹bung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

IBB-160 (P420-0227) International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2020 , semester 1, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Thomas Tinnefeld
Corinna Huth

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
●        be able to make use of the most important academic soft skills
       (e.g. time management, reading proficiency, critical thinking, and problem-solving)
●        know the vocabulary and structures used to express ideas in their respective academic fields
●        be able to identify ways in which to improve their pronunciation of difficult words in the field of academic vocabulary
●        be able to make good use of authentic oral texts, i.e. by listening to lectures, to improve their academic English
●        be able to actively participate in a range of interactional settings, such as group discussions and
        question-and-answer sessions
●        be able to formulate their own ideas with precision
●        be able to produce clear and detailed oral descriptions of rather complex topics
●        be familiar with the basic academic presentation techniques and demonstrate an understanding of the structure and development of academic presentations
●        be able to prepare and deliver an academic presentation

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Module content:
●        Consideration of two language skills (speaking and listening)
●        Orientation to studentsí academic reality
●        Academic vocabulary, relevant grammar and formulaic expressions to be used in studentsí own academic English
●        Relevant academic text types (e.g. lectures, debates) to be used as learning materials and models
●        Academic techniques

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Teaching methods/Media:
Presentations by the instructor
Group discussions
Group and partner work
Multimedia language lab activities
Presentations by students
Online resources

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Recommended or required reading:
A detailed reading list will be provided at the start of the semester.

[updated 11.02.2020]
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