Kyushu University Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Global Society



Training Workshop: The Secret of Effective Presentations-lessons from Harvard University-

γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€Advanced Global Training Project for Integrated Academic Education

γ€€γ€€Call for applicants is over. Thank you.γ€€γ€€

γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€Professor Shigehisa Kuriyama (Chair, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University)

γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€Dec 19 (Sat) Japanese section 9:00-12:00, English section 14:00-17:00
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€Dec 21 (Mon) 13:00-17:00 Presentations
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€(Participants will make a presentation on their researches using videos they make. English and Japanese sections
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€will be held together.)
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€β€» On Dec 20 (Sun), participants will prepare presentations on their own.

γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€Dec 19 (Sat) SCS Building 3F, Conference Room (Room 321)
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€Dec 21 (Mon) Ito Guesthouse Multipurpose Hall

γ€€γ€€γ€€Eligible Participants
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€Students of ISGS and SCS

γ€€γ€€γ€€Number of Participants
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€Japanese section: 20 English section: 20
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€β€» English section is mainly for students of international course, however, other students may apply if they have equivalent
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€English proficiency of international course students.
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€β€» In case of large numbers of applications, a screening may be held for participants. In that case, we will contact applicants

γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€In this workshop, the professor from Harvard University is going to teach the skills of presentation. Participants will make
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€a short movie about their researches of approximately three minutes using a Keynote / PPT / Camtasia and present them
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€in front of each other.

γ€€γ€€γ€€Other Information
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€* On Dec 19, participants should bring a PPT file about their research topics supposing that you explain it in 3 minutes to
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€people of other fields.
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€* The workshop will be conducted based on Mac computers; however, users of other OS are also welcome.
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€* Basically, only those who can participate both on Dec 19 AND Dec 21 may apply. However, for presentations on Dec 21,
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€partial attendance may also be allowed. In that case, please specify the time when you can attend on Dec 21 in application.
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€In case of large numbers of applications, priorities will be given to those who can attend the workshop of all schedules.
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€* If you have a Mac computer, please download the Keynote and Camtasia in advance.
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€* On Dec 21, an opinion-exchange meeting with the faculty will be held after the presentations.

γ€€γ€€γ€€How to apply
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€Please send an Email to to apply, including the following information.
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€(1) Name
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€(2) Student ID Number
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€(3) Telephone Number (in case when we cannot reach you through the email)
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€(4) The section you would like to attend on Dec 19 (Sat).
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€(Japanese section 9:00-12:00 or English section 14:00-17:00)
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€(5) Whether you can bring a Mac computer with you.
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€(6) English Scores (TOEFL/TOEIC etc.) *only for students who are not in international course.
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€(7) Time when you are able to attend. *only for those who cannot attend from13:00 to 17:00 on Dec 21.

γ€€γ€€γ€€Application Deadline
γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€Dec 10(Thu), 2015 17:00

γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€γ€€Global Project Office, ISGS (


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