Assignment Time Management Skills
Effective time management is most important in every students life because time is a limited resource, especially for adult learners because they have many other responsibilities in their lives that have to be manage along with academic pursuits. There are many time management tools and methods that students may employ to help successfully reach their academic goals, but it is important to practice the foundational tools and methods of time management in education and then build on them. A time management method that I use to help me successfully accomplish my goals in life and academic pursuits is to establish priorities in my life and academic pursuits by making a schedule. Lee Iacocca said " If you want to make good use of your time, you’ve got to know what’s most important and then give it all you’ve got." To make priorities in my life I have to be brutally honest with myself about what is most important to me and make what is most beneficial to me more important, then I must consider how I currently spend my time and adjust my goals and schedule based on my priorities of what is important to me. Making a schedule based off my priorities and short term goals is like making a budget for your time and is a useful tool for time management. Every Sunday I make a personal schedule of what I will be doing that week, each day, and down to the hour so that I accomplish my set goals. I also keep a printed copy of the course schedule taped to my wall and add reminders to my phone calendar to make it easy to remember what I need to do academically and when it needs to be done by. I have found that organization is the most important tool for effective time management. I keep my school materials and documents very well organized so that I know exactly where they are and I can go back at any time to view them. I save all of my assignments, materials, schedules, my post, and everything I can to a folder for each day, week, and for...
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