Introduction to Communication in Academic Culture
In a new culture, you need to learn new ways of doing things and new ways of thinking, in order to fi t in and be successful. Likewise, success at university or any other academic related network depends largely on how well you understand how it works. There are certain things that you are expected to do or not do.
In short, you need to know the underlying principles of your new culture, of academic life.
A way to self-esteeem and self-confidence
Academic success is important because it is strongly linked to the positive outcomes we value. Adults who are academically successful and with high levels of education are more likely to be employed, have stable employment, have more employment opportunities than those with less education and earn higher salaries, are more likely to have health insurance, are less dependent on social assistance, are less likely to engage in criminal activity, are more active as citizens and charitable volunteers and are healthier and happier. Academic success is important because working people will need higher levels of education to tackle the technologically demanding occupations of the future.
Communication aptitude and academic success
Communication skills are essential for the successful future career. In todays competitive world, communication skills in business are the most sought after quality of an educated person. Reading, writing and listening carefully are the three most important communication skills. These skills like most of the communication skills sounds too familiar as a result of which we take them for granted.
As regards reading and writing, the only thing that we need to tackle is to adapt with our growing age and concentration. With these two qualities, it is possible to develop reading, oral communication skills and writing skills.
Effective communication involves the choice of the best communication channel for a specific purpose, the technical knowledge to use the channel appropriately, the presentation of information in an appropriate manner for the target audience, and the ability to understand messages and responses received from others.