What are the do's and don't's of conference participation? How do you approach leaders in your field for advice and possible collaboration? Come and share with us some proven pointers for making your next conference both interesting and highly productive.
Hume Center Oral Communication Tutors work with graduate and undergraduate students on all aspects of public speaking and oral presentations, including brainstorming, delivery, and visual aids.
For Stanford grad students and postdocs (also open to other Stanford affiliates)
Thomas Freeland, Ph.D.
Whether you are teaching or presenting your research, there will be times when you have to stand up in front of an audience and communicate your message effectively. This session will cover classroom presentation skills with an emphasis on pedagogical strategies and the perspective of the learner.
Consider the role of spontaneity in storytelling for effective interactions on and off campus: in the classroom, the lab, on a project, or in social situations. Learn how some communication message rules may lead to misinterpretations and sidetrack engagement for creation and collaboration. Be “planned spontaneous” and practice how storytelling is the art of engaging.
Barbara A. Karanian, PhD, Mechanical Engineering Design
Learn practical and effective presentation strategies for conferences, jobs, and seminars in this information-packed session, presented by one of our campus experts.
John Boothroyd, associate vice provost, VPGE, and professor, Microbiology and Immunology
Come to one, come to all! Offered throughout the year, each Quick Bytes workshop focuses on a key area of professional training relevant to graduate students at any stage in any degree program.
Expand your academic skills and meet new people over a healthy meal at Fellows Forum. Designed for early-mid stage doctoral students, especially those in STEM fields.
Many Stanford courses welcome graduate students from a variety of departments and programs. This list of current courses from Explore Courses appears to align with the Communication
The Advanced English Skills for Non-Native Speakers is a year-long, 3-quarter, curriculum strictly for postdocs that is taught in small group, intensive 2-hour weekly class sessions.