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980012 TS Academic Small Talk and Networking (2009W)

0.00 ECTS (0.75 SWS), DoktorandInnenzentrum-Kursangebot

Termin: MO 08.02.2010, 09:00-18:00 und DI 09.02.2010, 09:00-18:00
Orte: Personalentwicklung der Universität Wien, 1010 Wien, Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Ring 1, Stiege 10, Seminarraum 2

Please note that participation is subject to an accepted research proposal. Please, send your proposal to training.doktorat@univie.ac.at


max. 12 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch



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Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

The modern academic is part of a complex network of international scholars. Whether at conferences, job interviews, departmental events, hosting guest academics or simply during everyday life at university, being able to socialize and network in English are essential skills.
This 2 day seminar provides the opportunity for young academics to develop an awareness of their "academic identity", whilst practicing the skills and language of English small talk and networking.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Participants are required to fill out a questionnaire on networking two weeks in advance of the workshop.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab


Through practical exercises, language practice, role-plays, and input from
the trainer, participants will be encouraged to:
(1) increase their awareness of "academic identity", how it is created, conveyed, and the impact it has on others
(2) gain an insight into the subtleties of verbal and non-verbal communication
(3) build on and practice the useful phrases and grammar of English small talk
(4) develop (linguistic) strategies for handling specific situations, e.g. opening and closing a conversation, creating rapport, building on potentially interesting/ useful contacts, following up a first meeting, etc.
(5) assess their own small talk strengths and weaknesses and try out new/ more successful communication strategies where appropriate
(6) gain a sensitivity to issues of politeness in the English language
(7) practice telling anecdotes and stories in English
(8) develop confidence and enjoyment in socializing and networking


Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Mo 07.09.2020 15:51