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Unformatted text preview: Sleep, Eat & Exercise: Time Log & Schedule Assignment 08/09/2011 5:11 pm
Name: This assignment consists of multiple components and is worth a total of 20 points. Time Log Record how you spend your time for a minimum of four days – Saturday, Sunday, and two weekdays of your choice (2 pts per day). Note: recording more than four days is optional but recommended. Estimate as accurately as possible how much time you spend doing activities within each of the following categories throughout a day. Record in increments of quarter hours (i.e. 15 minutes = 0.25 hour). Note that the total for each day cannot be more or less than 24, since there are 24 hours in each and every day. Note: You can download a sample time log from the “Time Log & Schedule” assignment instructions on the course site. MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT SUN Sleep Breakfast (preparation, eating & cleanup) Lunch (preparation, eating & cleanup) Dinner (preparation, eating & cleanup) Other eating (i.e. snacks) Physical Activity Class Studying & Homework (outside of class) Work (if applicable) Extracurricular commitments & Volunteering (if applicable) 1 Commute (e.g. travel time to/from work, class, etc.) Personal hygiene & grooming (e.g. showering, brushing teeth, etc.) Necessities of Living (e.g. laundry, getting groceries, etc.) Leisure Activities (e.g. relaxing, watching TV or movies, playing video‐games, surfing the Internet for non‐school‐or‐work‐related reasons, hanging out with friends or family, etc.) Other – just in case we forgot something above Total Hours Type any additional information here: MON THURS FRI TUES WED SAT SUN Analysis Questions Review your time log and then answer the following questions. Be sure to carefully read and fully answer each question; some questions contain multiple components. Demonstrate critical thinking and effort in your answers. Write clearly; complete sentences, accurate spelling, and proper grammar and punctuation are expected. 1. On average, how much time did you spend on the following each day? a. Sleeping: b. Preparing and eating meals/snacks: c. Being physically active: 2 Do you think the time you spend on each of these things is reasonable/adequate, or do you think you need to adjust the amount of time you allocate for sleeping, eating, and being active? Justify your answer. If you think you need to adjust how you spend your time, explain what changes you might make and why. (1 pt) 2. On average, how much time did you spend on each of the following each day? a. Commuting/travel: b. Personal hygiene: c. Other necessities of living: Do you think the time you spend on each of these things is reasonable, or do you think you need to adjust the amount of time you allocate for them? Is it even possible to modify how much time you spend on these things? Explain your answer. (1 pt) 3. On average, how much time did you spend on leisure activities such as personal relaxation or “alone” time, hanging out with friends or family, watching TV or movies, surfing the Internet for fun, etc.? Do you think you have a good balance between work and play, or do you think you need to adjust the amount of time you allow for leisure activities? Justify your answer. If you think you need to set some limits, explain what changes you might make and why. (1 pt) 3 4. Based on what you’ve learned about time management, balancing values and priorities, and the school’s workload expectation of about 3 hours per academic credit per week, about how many credits are reasonable for you to take each semester? Explain the reason for your answer, and compare/contrast this credit load to the number of credits you are registered for this semester. (1 pt) 5. Based on your current credit load and the school’s workload expectation, about how many hours per week is it reasonable for you to work and/or volunteer? Explain the reason for your answer, and compare/contrast this amount of time to the amount of time you currently work, volunteer, or spend on other extra‐curricular commitments. Have you overloaded yourself? If so, explain what changes you might be able to make. (For example, might you consider adding or dropping classes or work hours, limiting your extra‐curricular involvement, etc.?) (1 pt) Schedule Reflect on your previous activity log, your answers to the analysis questions, and what you’ve learned from the course lessons. Then use the schedule template below to outline your schedule for the upcoming week. You need to outline all seven days. (1 pt per day) There are only 24 hours in a day; you can't change that. However, to a large degree, you do get to make choices about how you spend your time. Thoughtfully plan how you will spend your time to ensure that you can accomplish the things you need to accomplish but also relax and do things you enjoy. Remember, it’s all about balance! First enter your class time based on your class schedule. Then add your work schedule if you have a job. Be sure to account for travel time to/from class, work, etc. Use the categories from the time log for other things to include in your weekly schedule. For example, identify when you could 4 study. (Remember, the school expects that, for each academic credit, you will spend an average of three hours per week attending class, reading, studying, completing assignments, etc.) Also be sure to include time for preparing and eating meals, getting adequate sleep, and being physically active Note that, when you’ll be “in class” or “studying,” you can simply type that into the schedule; you don’t need to specify which class you’ll be in or which subject you’ll be studying. You can go into that much detail if you want to, but you don’t have to. Further, you don’t need to specify your leisure time; if a cell is left blank, it will be assumed that it’s “leisure” or “free” time. Of course, if you already have specific plans and you want to include them here, you can, but you don’t have to. Note: You can download a sample schedule from the “Time Log & Schedule” assignment instructions on the course site. MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT SUN 12:00 am 12:15 am 12:30 am 12:45 am 1:00 am 1:15 am 1:30 am 1:45 am 2:00 am 2:15 am 2:30 am 2:45 am 3:00 am 3:15 am 3:30 am 3:45 am 5 4:00 am 4:15 am 4:30 am 4:45 am 5:00 am 5:15 am 5:30 am 5:45 am 6:00 am 6:15 am 6:30 am 6:45 am 7:00 am 7:15 am 7:30 am 7:45 am 8:00 am 8:15 am 8:30 am 8:45 am 9:00 am MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT SUN 6 9:15 am 9:30 am 9:45 am 10:00 am 10:15 am 10:30 am 10:45 am 11:00 am 11:15 am 11:30 am 11:45 am 12:00 pm 12:15 pm 12:30 pm 12:45 pm 1:00 pm 1:15 pm 1:30 pm 1:45 pm 2:00 pm 2:15 pm MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT SUN 7 2:30 pm 2:45 pm 3:00 pm 3:15 pm 3:30 pm 3:45 pm 4:00 pm 4:15 pm 4:30 pm 4:45 pm 5:00 pm 5:15 pm 5:30 pm 5:45 pm 6:00 pm 6:15 pm 6:30 pm 6:45 pm 7:00 pm 7:15 pm 7:30 pm MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT SUN 8 7:45 pm 8:00 pm 8:15 pm 8:30 pm 8:45 pm 9:00 pm 9:15 pm 9:30 pm 9:45 pm 10:00 pm 10:15 pm 10:30 pm 10:45 pm 11:00 pm 11:15 pm 11:30 pm 11:45 pm MON TUES WED THURS FRI SAT SUN 9 ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course CE 3502 taught by Professor Hill during the Spring '08 term at Minnesota.
- Spring '08