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LS143V Practical Rhetoric for Digital Presentations 1.5 credits

This course is intended for professionals who want to develop their presentation skills in digital formats. The course focuses on practical tasks, and the participants are encouraged to base their work on experience from their own professional fields.

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For course offering

Spring 2024 Start 22 Jan 2024 single courses students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus LS143V (Autumn 2022–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

The course focuses on the practical skills in giving convincing and professional presentations in digital environments. The course also brings up important rhetorical concepts for efficient message transfer and the possibilities and challenges of the digital environment, with regard to creating commitment of and interaction with the audience. This includes for example planning and design of visual aids and the importance of non-verbal signals to streamline the message transfer. The students use own profession- or subject-specific knowledge and experiences for all practical assignments.

Intended learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student should be able to:

1. Plan and deliver convincing presentations in one's own expert field or vocational branch, adapted to digital rhetorical situations and the preconditions of the digital environment

2. Reflect on your own and others' use of different influence means in digital environments and its consequences for the possibilities of the audience to understand the message which also includes to be able to give and take feedback.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

At least 180 credits from higher education.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • LEXA - Ongoing exams, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

Offered by

Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

First cycle

Add-on studies

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