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Time Management and Self Study Skills


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This presentation was prepared as part of my course work for Apsen University's Graduate Program.

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Time Management and Self Study Skills

  1. 1. Time Management and Self Study Skills Trina Viville RN BSN MSN Graduate Nursing Student The life stressors of the online student Aspen University- Nursing Education Program Track
  2. 2. Reasons for increased stress and poor student retention Procrastination Time Management Study Habits “I don’t understand what I need to do” Lack of Work/Life Balance
  3. 3. Procrastination T •Chronically Late. Underestimates time to complete tasks. I •Impulsiveness; “I work better under pressure”. L •Lost; Feeling anxious and aimless. Lack of vision to begin the task. E •Enthusiasm; Lack of enjoyment. Not passionate about the task. Signs of a procrastinator:
  4. 4. Time Management Plan your day the night before or the morning of and establish priorities Satisfaction in every moment
  5. 5. Time Management Skills Find a reason of enjoyment in everything you do. Continually look at ways to free up time. Concentrate on one thing at a time. Set deadlines for yourself. Simple ways to implement
  6. 6. Self Study Skills • Failing coursework • Lack of understanding of the main course content. • Ask yourself: Was my study time effective? Am I more knowledgeable of the information reviewed afterwards? • Are you cramming? • Failure to seek clarity from your professor regarding assignments and coursework. • Lack of passion for what you are doing. The First Step is to identify there is a problem…
  7. 7. Self Study Skills • Limit your distractions, ie: social media, cell phone, t.v., etc. • Read, re-read your assignment or task for a concise understanding. • Break down each task or learning objective • Take frequent breaks to increase concentration • Take notes or record your lecturer’s presentation to refer back to. Must have for all students Ensure you understand the type of learning style you possess.
  8. 8. Learning Style Inventory • There are three main types of learning styles: 1. The Auditory learner 2. The Visual learner 3. The Kinesthetic Learner
  9. 9. Overcoming poor time management and self-study skills, once and for all!! • Examine your old habits, and when you feel yourself procrastinating- determine what you are trying to avoid and why? • Push yourself to remain persistent and avoid • Projects that are unproductive.
  10. 10. For More Information • Trina Viville RN BSN • MSN Graduate Nursing Student • You can contact me via email: Click Here To Complete A Quick Survey