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INTRODUCTION Portfolio can be referred to as the combination of a student’s academic works and other forms of educational evidences with an aim to review the quality of coursework, learning & development progress and academic performance (Flores, Kleyn and Menken, 2015). It assists in ascertaining whether students have fulfilled the criteria of learning standards, grade promotions, graduation or not. The following paper is a reflective account of a student in which one communicates the learnings of university as well as the skills acquired during the coursework. SKILL REFLECTION During my tenure at university, I made use of a number of skills, some of which were inherited and some were acquired during the coursework with the lectures given by my tutors. In this regard, these skills and the way they helped me during my academic life at university are given below:- Communication Skills Communication skill refers to ability of person which is used by them to give or receive informationwithoneanother.Itbasicallyincludesspeaking,observing,listeningand empathizing. At the time of college lectures, I have learnt that effective communication skill is not only helpful in personal life but it also helps in academic life. During weekly session, I have realised that communication skill is basically of three types that is oral, written and visual. All of these sessions will further help me improving my academic grades. In addition to this, it will also help enhancing chances of getting better future career growth. 1 Illustration1: Communication Skills
Presentation Skills Presentation skills are considered as capability of individual in which they engage targeted audience for favourable time by influencing their interest towards the chosen topic. The specific area of skill involves slides, body language, speaking way, tone, voice etc. At the starting time of my college days, it has been realised by me that my presentation skill were not effective as I was not able to influence audience to focus on presentation. But, after attending class room session in week I got to know certain tips like eye contact, attractive slides, soft speaking skills, body language etc. that have been delivered by teacher for its remarkable improvement. It can be said that further improved presentation skills will help me out in delivering better presentation in my academic zone which would ultimately contribute in scoring higher marks in speaking zone. 2 Illustration2: Presentation Skills
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