Time Management

 

Objectives:

 

        To develop awareness of strategies for improved time management

        To develop a realistic view of current time management practices

 

Outcomes: 

 

        To conduct a personalized Goals /Objectives / Priorities exploration

        To assess current personal time management strengths and weaknesses

        To create a personal study schedule and list of strategies for improved time management

        To implement chosen changes and strategies for at least one week and note improvements

 

Warm-Up:

 

Complete the checklists below and questionnaires to evaluate your current activities and time management skills and habits.

Print or record your results for each assessment. 

 

1.     http://www.studygs.net/schedule/Weekly.html

2.     http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/TMInteractive.html

3.      http://www.theglassceiling.com/wib2/ww4_time.htm

4.      http://www.muskingum.edu/~cal/database/general/timesur1.html

5.      http://www.muskingum.edu/~cal/database/general/timesur2.html

 

New Instruction:

 

1.    Print and complete this Goals /Objectives / Priorities Activity.  Click here:  http://www.studygs.net/schedule/goals.htm.

 

2.      Read and complete this article/activity about avoiding procrastination.  Write down your responses AND three tips you find helpful.

Click here for Activity / Tips:  http://www.studygs.net/attmot3.htm.

 

3.      Print and complete this weekly study schedule.  Write your current study schedule in pencil.  If you will make changes, write your new study schedule in pen or highlight your new study times. Click here for the schedule:  http://www.tulsa.oklahoma.net/%7Ejnichols/StudySchedule.html.

 

Feedback and Review:

  1. With an instructor or classmate, share assessment results and discuss at least five changes you will make to your current schedule to help improve time management. 

  2. Practice five changes to your schedule for at least a week.   After one week, note improvements, or look for more ways you can eliminate time wasters or unnecessary commitments.

Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

 

Time management issues are often complex and involve other people.  Share your concerns and strategies with those affected by changes you make to your schedule.  Wherever possible, make modifications to your family, school, or work schedules to support your priorities.

 

 

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