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How Do You Manage Your Time Now? l Keep a time log every day for one week l Complete a prospective- retrospective calendar every day for one week
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Identify Time Available For Study Complete a fixed commitment Calendar l Write in your fixed commitments l Identify available study blocks l Highlight the perimeters of the blocks l Make copies if your schedule changes l Total your available study time
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Identify Time Needed For Study l Consider your credit load l Consider the difficulty level of your classes l Consider your grade goals l Learn how long it takes to do your assignments l Monitor your current study time
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Establish A New Time Plan l Reduce your credit load l Reduce your fixed commitments l Cut back on extra-curricular activities
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Organize Your Study Time l Create An Assignment Calendar l Prepare A Running List l Use Daily “To Do” Lists
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Set Up Your Study Schedule l Assign tasks to available study time l Use one-hour time blocks l Schedule time to complete each task Use your daytime study hours Use time between classes
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Manage multiple projects l Make a plan l Set priorities l Develop a system
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Unformatted text preview: l Monitor your progress Stay Motivated l Study in one-hour blocks l Take breaks l Tackle difficult assignments first Switch subjects Break tasks down Work ahead l Plan rewards Three Main Causes Of Procrastination l Self-downing l Low frustration tolerance l Hostility Other Reasons l Over scheduling l Lack clear, specific goals l Not planning ahead l Getting behind in your work l The task isnt relevant l The task lacks value l Lack of motivation Unclear about what to do l They are tired or dont feel well l There are better things to do l They are waiting for the perfect time, place, or mood Strategies For Overcoming Procrastination l Just get started l Set realistic goals l Clarify the directions l Start with the easiest part of the task l Avoid over-scheduling l Create To Do lists l Set priorities Break down large tasks l Recognize that not all assignments are easy l Recognize that all courses are relevant l Use positive self-talk l Identify escapist techniques l Plan rewards...
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