What you want from this course

Upload around half a page discussing what you want from this course.

You are preparing for your doctoral defense, and we will cover topics related to this. However, you can shape the content of the course by telling me what you want to learn about. Try to answer some of the following questions:

  • Do you feel ready for the defense? Explain your answer.
  • Are you looking forward to any particular aspect of the doctoral defense? Why?
  • Do you want to know more about the procedures?
  • Do you want to work more on the lectio or the karonkka? Why?
  • How do you feel about presenting orally in any language?
  • Have you taken language courses at Aalto before? What kind of feedback did you get on your oral presentations?
  • Do you find it easy or difficult to respond to questions about your research in English? Be specific. Give examples if you can.
  • Are you worried about any particular aspects of the doctoral defense? Which aspects?