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AEC workshops are designed for international students who have met their English proficiency standards at KU. Our workshops provide additional cultural and linguistic information that will help students more quickly adjust to the expectations of American universities and achieve academic success.

Spring 2022 Workshops

The AEC is excited to offer four workshops this semester. The cost is $60 per workshop. Students who register for three or four workshops will receive two free tutoring appointments at The Point (the AEC's academic resource center). Workshop details and registration are below.

Current Workshops

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Reading Scholarly Articles

February 9
1049 Wescoe Hall

Reading academic articles is crucial to students’ success; however, many students struggle to comprehend these types of articles. In this workshop, you will learn strategies for approaching research literature so you can maximize your time and learning.
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Preparing Effective Digital Slides for Academic Presentations

February 23
1049 Wescoe

Using digital slides during academic presentations is extremely common but creating slides that effectively reinforce your ideas instead of detracting from your message takes skill. In this workshop, we will explore options for creating digital presentations that add value to your presentation and impress your audience.
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Making Academic Oral Presentations Memorable

March 9
1049 Wescoe

Giving a strong academic presentation involves more than explaining your topic. In this workshop, you will learn how to create "flow" in your presentations so your audience can stay focused on your ideas and easily remember your key points.
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Giving Successful Academic Poster Presentations

March 30
1049 Wescoe

Academic poster presentations are an alternate method for presenting your current research to others. This workshop will address the elements to include in a poster, the expectations of attendees and ways you can successfully interact with attendees to disseminate your ideas.

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