To give students experience of all aspects of dissemination of philosophical research including organising a dissemination event; preparing, presenting and defending a paper; challenging work presented by others at a 'conference'; editing conference proceedings.
Module learning outcomes
The module consists of the whole cohort organising a conference, presenting papers and discussing each others' work and editing the proceedings.
The cohort will be split into two teams for the teamwork elements, with one team organising and the other editing.
All students will be expected to give a paper at the conference and engage actively in the discussions.
Academic and graduate skills
Skills required to organise an academic event
The ability to prepare, present and defend a paper
The ability to engage constructively in an academic conference
The ability to edit the proceedings of the conference to provide a permanent record of the event
Other learning outcomes (if applicable)
% of module mark
Essay/coursework Teamwork Exercise - 2000 word report
Oral presentation/seminar/exam Presentation of paper at conference
Special assessment rules
% of module mark
Essay/coursework Viva voce examination of role in teamwork exercise and 'conference' paper.
Students will receive written feedback on the report of the teamwork exercise and also on chairing and presentation.
There is no indicative reading for this module.
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