The ASPIRE Modules are short, non-credit bearing electives that broaden the training experiences of biomedical sciences trainees. These elective modules provide efficient exposure to topics in four theme areas: Business/Entrepreneurship, Communication, Teaching, and Clinical research.The ASPIRE Modules are optional and open to any biomedical sciences PhD student or postdoctoral fellow who wishes to take them to supplement their research training. Class size may be limited, however, and will vary by module.
Module Title: Effective Oral Communication Methods
Director: Dr. Bruce Damon, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering
Content: Techniques for effective oral communication (pace, articulation, managing biofeedback), presenting science to non-experts, participant presentations and peer feedback, designing visual aids
Time: 4 Sessions, Thursdays, 3-5:00 pm, October 13-November 17, 2016.
Class size: 15
Registration requirement: 2-3 sentence statement of interest
Registration deadline: Midnight, August 29, 2016