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Academic and Research Skills
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1Task 1...............................................................................................................................................11.2 Set targets for self improvement..........................................................................................1Task 2...............................................................................................................................................22.1 Note points of information from different sources using active listening skills...................22.2 Key points of information from a variety of sources using reading strategies.....................3Task 3...............................................................................................................................................33.1 My research plan..................................................................................................................33.2 Sources of primary and secondary data................................................................................43.3 List of all the sources I have used........................................................................................5Primary.......................................................................................................................................5Secondary...................................................................................................................................53.4 Final draft..............................................................................................................................6TASK 5............................................................................................................................................65.1 Reflection on progress...........................................................................................................6References......................................................................................................................................7
INTRODUCTIONAcademic Skills like presentation skills, writing skills, study skills, etc., are important tomake you an effective learner and developing the research skills for future. Developing goodacademic skills will also helps you to develop your learning, language and self management.Research skills are required to search answers for questions to increase understanding in aparticular topic. It involves analysis or investigation to specific question. Research must be ofhigh quality to provide best knowledge.Task 1SWOT analysis is meant to evaluate strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of anindividual or a company for its past, present and future position (Zähringer and Carter-Silk,2016). Personal SWOT analysis helps to evaluate opportunities for ourselves to complete careergoals. Moreover, by understanding weaknesses, one can eliminate threats that might affect ourabilities.StrengthsWeaknesses1. As a student my best qualities are having agood listening skills and listening skills.1. I usually have some negative points like, Iam a short temper person and cannot handlestress and I often come late for work.2. As an employee, I have the best researchskills and presentation skills.2. I sometimes avoid those tasks that are notfrom my field.3. My best skill is my dedication towardswork. I don't leave any task in between.3. I am also weak in general knowledge.4. One of my best strengths that I am the mostproud of is my honesty.4. My major weakness is fear of publicspeaking.5. I communicate well with my team.5. I have a weakness of not asking questionsregarding my work.As per my SWOT analysis, I understand that I should focus on my strengths and try to minimizemy weaknesses. This will benefit me at both personal and professional level.1.2 Set targets for self improvementThrough my SWOT analysis, I will set some targets for improvements.Once I set mytargets then I will make sure of that they are SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable,Realistic, and Time-based).1
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