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									  ASU 101
Time Management
Time Management
   Course Objectives:
     Discuss the importance of time management.

     Select appropriate time management skills.

     Generate an effective weekly schedule.

     Discuss general methods for effective time
      management.
6 P’s of Time Management




                   Proper Prior Planning Prevents
                   Poor Performance
Time Management Advantages

   Gain time
   Motivates and initiates
   Reduces avoidance
   Promotes review
   Eliminates cramming
   Reduces anxiety
Time Wasters

                  Poor planning
                  Procrastination
                  Failure to ask for help
                  Interruptions
                  Disorganization
                  Setting unrealistic goals
                   or expectations
                  Too much involvement
Time Management Strategies
   Make a list of all the demands on your time
   Create realistic expectations and deadlines
   Scan your priority list throughout the day
   Work on tasks in priority order
   Use a planner
   Reserve an interruption-free block of time
Create a Balance

   Physical
   Intellectual
   Social
   Emotional
   Educational
   Spiritual
I Have a Syllabus, Now What?
   During the first week of classes,
     Mark important dates in a planner, calendar, or PDA

     Establish priorities and deadlines

     Establish how long tasks might take

     Allow extra time for UnForseen Obstacles (UFO’s)

     Develop blocks of study time

     Plan for additional review and study time
CSE 360 Example
   Overview of software engineering
   Project
       Semester long
       Weekly meetings
       Create deliverables
       Peer-reviews
       Face-to-face and electronic communication
   To receive an “A”
       Students spend on average 4-6 hours per week outside
        of class
Develop a “To-Do” List
   List priorities or tasks for the week
   Assign each task a category
     1, 2, 3 with “1” as top priority; or

     A, B, C with “A” as top priority; or

     M, S, C (Must, Should, Could)

         Example:

            (2) Exercise

            (1) Read pages 31-40 for CS 200

            (3) Go to the bookstore

   Indicate task completeness
   Consult as needed and re-prioritize
Compromising

                  Re-prioritize
                  Postpone
                  Delegate
                  Speed-up
                  Do it differently
                  Learn to say “no”
Additional Principles
   Identify “best time” for studying
   Use distributed learning and practice
   Study difficult subjects first
   Make time for entertainment and relaxation
   Ensure you have time to sleep, eat, and exercise
   Try to combine activities
   Take time to organize your space
Plan for Rewards

                      Enjoy a favorite meal or
                       snack
                      Stand up and stretch
                      Look outside the window
                      Go outside
                      Admire the finished work
                      Congratulate yourself
Additional Assistance

   Academic Advisor
   Student Affairs
   Learning Support
    Services
   Counseling Services
   Community Assistants

								
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