If I achieve this, I can be more confident, learn to respect and manage myself in my studies, and develop self-esteem, because knowing who I am is important if I want to express myself and understand others better.
Performance means knowing my profession well so I can succeed, and includes having a broad and open mind, ready to learn from personal experience and learning from others who know more like professors and tutors.
One ethical rule is the policy on plagiarism which means "stealingother people's work and ideas and passing them off as (my) own" (Handbook, 2007, p. 6). I can use or paraphrase other people's ideas, but I should acknowledge it following established academic rules of honesty and integrity.
My main problem is to know which information I need and learning to choose the right information. There is too much information, in libraries, the Internet, and in the media, so I need to learn how to assess the reliability of my sources such as journals, databases, articles, and surveys.
I need to spend more time reading good materials and data sources in English, understanding how the experts in the field analyse information and present it, and being involved in discussions in and out of the classroom.
In my culture, we were trained to ob ...Show more