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Learning ObjectivesTime Management vs. Procrastination
Covey’s 4 Quadrants
Time Management StrategiesProcrastinationCauses ofProcrastination Elimination StrategiesDiscussionChapter 7 Preview
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Identify key differences between time management and procrastination.Use Covey’s 4 Quadrants to determine your level of time management.
Evaluate your strengths and challenges with time management and identify appropriate, effective time management strategies that you will implement.
Understand the root causes of procrastination.
Evaluate your challenges with procrastination and identify appropriate procrastination elimination strategies that you will implement.
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how to organize your time?
Do you need to
how to manage your time to accomplish all of your work?
Do you know how to prioritize your responsibilities?
WillDo you not feel like dedicating the adequate amount of time to a task?MotivationDo you need motivation to start the tasks you set aside time for? Manage affectDo you feel overwhelmed with the number of tasks you have to accomplish?
Time Management vs. Procrastination
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Projects due immediately
Essay due in a week
Other people’s small problems
Too much screen time
Too many naps
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Time Management Strategies
Create an environment that is relatively free of distractions and interruptions.Take short breaks.
Be specific in identifying how you plan to use your time.
Alternate subjects when you have a long time block available for study.
Estimate the time needed for each assignment.Prioritize tasks.Schedule tasks so they can be accomplished in 30- to 60-minute blocks of time.
Do the assignments for the course you dislike first.
Work ahead of your assignments when possible.
Take down any appointments as soon as you make them in your smart phone or calendar.
Use technology to manage your time.
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Developing a System of
Time Planning and ManagementSemester Calendar
Weekly Priority Tasks List
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Are you a procrastinator?
left to perform
the time it takes to complete tasksOverestimate how motivated they will feel the next day, the next week, the next month, etc.
Think that succeeding at a task requires that they feel
like doing itBelieve that working when not in the mood is suboptimalSlide10
What is procrastination?
The voluntary delay of an intended course of action past the time most likely to produce the desired performance
Can result in poor academic performance, negative emotions such as shame and guilt, and depression
47% of the time that anyone spends online may involve procrastination
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What are the causes of procrastination?
Lack of conscientiousness associated with poor time management, work discipline, self-control, and responsibility
associated with fear of failure and anxiety
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Procrastination Elimination Strategies
Time-tellingPrompts: reminder notesReinforcement
The bits-and-pieces approach
The 5-minute plan
The 80% success ruleSocial support for task completionEstablish a set time for a routineModify the environmentChallenging and changing beliefs and misperceptions.
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How well do you manage your time/tasks? What time management strategies could you implement to hone your time management skills?
What are the key differences between time management and procrastination?
How is procrastination related to self-worth? How is it related to perfectionism?
On what tasks do you tend to procrastinate? What may be the underlying cause?
What procrastination elimination strategies could you implement to combat procrastination tendencies?
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Preview of Chapter 7:
Self-Regulation of the Physical &
After studying Chapter 7 you will be able to:
improve your attention and concentration;
select or modify study environments;
work more effectively in groups;
prepare for and benefit from meetings with tutors and instructors.
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