The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
The student is invited to choose a subject related to one of the courses of his program he previously studied. The subject must be accepted by an academic or a scientific member of staff of the UCL who will agree to be the promoter of the student. The role of the promoter is to bring to the student all the help which he will consider necessary for the scientific and technical aspects of the oral presentation. The master in English will bring the help necessary to manage the linguistic aspects.
The oral presentation is public and strictly in English (texts, figures and comments) as well as the answers to the questions. The time is strictly limited to a total of 20 minutes.
At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
|1||The aim of this activity is to familiarize the student with the requirements of the oral presentation in English of a scientific subject. This activity has to, on one hand, help him to integrate the notions of exactness, precision and conciseness necessary for the collection and the critical analysis of a scientific information and, on the other hand, to become used to the technical aspects (computerized presentation, management of the time of presentation, etc.) and linguistic of the oral communication in the main language of the scientific world
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.It is essentially a personal work. The student is helped by his (her) promoter for the scientific aspects and by the master of English for the linguistic aspects.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.
Evaluation of a scientific presentation is made by the present academics : contents, quality of the presentation, answers to the questions.
The evaluation of the linguistic aspects of the presentation is made by the master of English. It contributes to the final note of the course ANG1863 but is not incorporated into the note obtained for the course VETE1300
The presentation must be done by using the Power Point® software
Compulsory course for the VETE13 and BIOL13 students