From an Islamic background, I believe that religious beliefs have affected a lot on my personal ethics. Islam advocates for code of behavior and pumps a sense of purpose of our existence. It also plays a big role in satisfying our spiritual, as well as physical needs. It gives us the feeling of sense of respect and advocates for the sense of goodwill. Through my religious beliefs, I acquire the quality of honesty (Scivicque, 2007, p 1, L 4).
Honesty refers to the aspect of moral character and connotes virtuous and positive attribute such as truthfulness, integrity and straightforwardness. I have always been honest to my students and myself and to me it is not just a word of honor but a virtue, as well. I think honesty will help me a lot as professor in invigilating my student especially during their exam time.
I will not put up with sleazy acts such as cheating in exams and if so I will take the necessary action by forwarding the student to disciplinary committee. Moreover, I have been very honest to my colleagues- lecturers- telling the truth on what measures we have to put into place to help our department become better than it is now.
I will always fair and not at one time have preferences in my class. Whether I will have a relative in my class who will pursue the same field that I teach, I will still mark his or her paper like the other students’ papers in a free and a fair manner. I will award marks where there is a score- I can never allow someone to rip what they never sowed. I believe that student have to work extremely hard to get their scores. I will not favor students based on relationships such as good family friends or on the basis that we worship in the same mosque- in short I will not mix friendship with business.
I also have the quality of friendliness: I believe in being so welcoming and making everyone feel ...Show more