Communication in Research and Development

Higher education teachers: Miklavčič Damijan
Credits: 6
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64307

Subject description


Entry in the current academic year.

Content (Syllabus outline):

Public speaking, time constraints and the audience, collection and selection of data and information, determination of the main message, selecting of evidence, preparation of presentation and handouts, speech preparation, performance and critical evaluation of the presentation, answering questions, writing summary, the purpose and structure of the summary, poster as a form of communication and its critical evaluation, structure and design of a poster, structure of an article and basic rules of writing articles, illustrations in scientific and technical literature. Rules and guidelines for writing a diploma and preparing a defense.

Objectives and competences:

Developing communication skills. General competencies that will be developed:

  • communication skills,
  • the ability of argumentative defense of own views and consideration of the views of others,
  • ability to use knowledge and skills in practice.

Intended learning outcomes:

  • Knowledge and understanding : developing of communication abilities within the team; practical use: preparing presentation (written and verbal using visual aids), considering how others perceive and understand my writing and my presentation;
  • transferable skills: written and verbal presentation preparation, critical evaluation of others work.

Learning and teaching methods:

  • Lectures,
  • practical work,
  • individual work,
  • home work,
  • preparation
  • presentation of seminars,
  • examples,
  • presenting,
  • recording,
  • analysis

Study materials

  1. Blicq, R.S., Moretto, L.A., Writing Reports to Get Results, IEEE Press, 1995.
  2. Markel, M., Writing in the Technical Filelds, IEEE Press, 1994.
  3. Rugg, G., Petre, M., The Unwritten Rules of PhD Research, Open University Press, The McGraw-Hill Education, 2004.

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Electronics
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Electrical Power Engineering
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Control Systems and Computer Engineering
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Mechatronics
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Robotics
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Information and Communication Technologies
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Biomedical Engineering