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  • 1.  
  • 2. Learning Outcomes
    • Select 10 strategies for managing stress;
    • Set a goal based on 9 characteristics of effective goals;
    • Apply 7 motivational strategies for successful learning;
    • Practise 3 aspects of time management;
    • Identify 8 causes of poor concentration and strategies to improve concentration.
  • 3. Being independent
    • Planning and managing the smart way
    • Applying smart time management
    • Motivating yourself
  • 4.  
  • 5. a) Managing stress
    • Symptoms of stress are:
    • Outburst of anger
    • Loss of efficiency in your studies
    • Restlessness and / or uneasiness at being alone
    • Withdrawal from friends and social situations
    • A lack of joy, spontaneity, happiness or enthusiasm
    • Preoccupation with certain thoughts, especially negative ones
    • Difficulty in concentrating and / or making minor decisions
    • Intolerance of people, and irritability, especially during discussions or disagreements
  • 6. Strategies for managing stress
      • Take action to organise yourself
      • Control your environment by controlling who and what is surrounding you
      • Give yourself positive feedback
      • Reward yourself
      • Exercise your body
      • Relax
      • Rest as regularly as possible
      • Be aware of yourself
      • Eat a balance diet
      • Learn to enjoy yourself
  • 7. Coping with everyday study problems
      • Recognise your own resources
      • You do not have to cope alone
      • Be realistic
      • You cannot achieve absolute control
      • Learn to accept failure
  • 8. Anxiety
    • Anticipatory anxiety – The distress that you feel while studying or preparing for quizzes/tests and assignment and thinking of what might happen.
    • How to overcome anticipatory anxiety?
    • Relax;
    • Be focused;
    • Think positive;
    • Study in a group;
    • Have a specific study time;
    • Get a set of complete notes;
    • Get comfortable with your study place; and
    • Know where you stand and where you are heading.
  • 9. Anxiety
    • Situational anxiety – Anxiety that occurs during an examination and before an assignment is due.
    • How to overcome situational anxiety?
    • Be punctual;
    • Organise your work schedule;
    • Avoid highly anxious friends;
    • Read and understand the instructions;
    • Work at a comfortable pace;
    • Ask for clarification;
    • Keep moving; and
    • Relax.
  • 10. b) Goal setting
    • Set a goal based on 9 characteristics of effective goals:
      • Self-chosen
      • Relevant (R)
      • Challenging
      • Realistic and attainable (A)
      • Specific (S)
      • Measurable (M)
      • Time bounded (T)
      • Positive
      • Written
  • 11. c) Motivational strategies
    • Apply 7 motivational strategies for successful learning;
      • Set challenging but realistic learning goals
      • Break down the bigger task at hand
      • Maintain a positive attitude
      • Aim for higher peaks
      • Use active learning strategies
      • Learn from mistakes
      • Monitor your learning
  • 12. d) Time management
    • Practise 3 aspects of time management:
      • Analyse your use of time
      • Set your priorities
      • Plan a schedule
  • 13. e) Concentration strategies
    • Identify 8 causes of poor concentration:
      • Environmental distractions
      • Noise
      • Physical distractions
      • Boredom, dislike, disinterest
      • Anxiety about studies
      • Intimidating study tasks
      • Daydreaming
      • Personal worries
  • 14. e) Concentration strategies
    • Strategies to improve it:
      • Identify the causes
      • Take steps to control
      • Make your control habitual
  • 15. Learning Skills: Managing Your Learning by Open University Malaysia is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License . Based on a work at http://oer.oum.edu.my . Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://www.oum.edu.my .