On Course Journal 12

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Journal 12 p. 134

1. Write a list of fifteen or more specific actions you have taken in the past two days.

Social Networking (3 hours)

Helped my brother with homework (1 hour)

Worked on my journal entry (30 minutes)

Phone call to Elise (10 minutes)

ALEKS (4 hours)

Went walking with my mom (1 hour)

Slept (6 hours)

Browsed the internet looking up nursing facts (4 hours)

Play with my dog (15 minutes)

Skype chat with my friend (4 hours)

Played the XBOX with my little brother (2 hours)

Spent quality time with my family (2 hours)

Watched a documentary for English (1.5 hours)

Listened to music (45 minutes)

Read a book (40 minutes)

2. Using an entire journal page, draw a four-quadrant chart like the example on page 132.

Q1. Important - Urgent
ALEKS

Q2. Important
Find a math study partner to help me

Q3. Not Important
Browsing the internet looking for nothing useful that has anything to do with my goals.

Q4. Not Important
Talking on Skype to one of my friends for a ridiculous amount of time.

3. Write each action from your list in Step 1 in the appropriate quadrant on your chart. Q1.
ALEKS (4 hours)
Worked on my Journal Entry (30 minutes)
Helped my brother with his homework (1 hour)
Q2.
Browsed the internet looking up nursing facts (4 hours)
Watched a documentary for English (1.5 hours)
Went walking with my mom (1 hour)
Q3.
Phone call to Elise (10 minutes)
Spent quality time with my family (2 hours)
Read a book (40 minutes)
Social Networking!!!!! (3 hours)
Q4.
Played the XBOX with my little brother (2 hours)
Skype chat with my friend (4 hours)
Play with my dog (15 minutes)
Listened to music (45 minutes)
Slept (6 hours)

4. Write about what you have learned or relearned concerning your use of time.

I discovered that I don't manage my time as wisely as I should. I spend more time doing unimportant things. I spend most of my time in quadrant 4, those less important...
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