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VS 502: Academic Communications Seminar (Winter term)

A 10-week course for international scholars, researchers, faculty, staff, and post-docs. Offered in the Winter term

This course provides scholars, researchers, faculty and other academic professionals with communication strategies for effective academic speaking and writing. Participants learn the basics of academic presentation and develop techniques for effectively participating in academic discussions. Other course topics include the style and organization of research writing, vocabulary development, and pronunciation. Extensive individualized instructor feedback helps participants at all levels of English proficiency improve their spoken accuracy, fluency, and delivery style in both professional and social settings.

There is a course fee for participation. Some departments/sponsors cover all or part of this fee.

For more information, email: ELIScholarResources@umich.edu