Jean-Luc Doumont speaks on teaching effective presentations

Internationally acclaimed communication expert Jean-luc Doumont recently led a workshop for faculty members from the Writing Program and English for Multilingual Students Program. The session focused on ways instructors can improve their teaching of oral presentation skills in writing courses. A follow-up discussion by the 28 workshop participants is already in the works.

Dr. Doumont, based in Belgium, is a specialist in scientific communication, visual structure, pedagogy, statistical thinking, and other topics related to effective communication between rational minds. An engineer from the Louvain School of Engineering, Dr. Doumont received his Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University and is a popular invited speaker at universities and conferences worldwide.