TIME MANAGEMENT FOR STUDENTS MRS.PUVANESWARI RAMESH ASSOC.PROFESSOR NARAYANA HRUDAYALAYA COLLEGE OF NURSING BANGALORE
One day a person came to SOCRATES and said “ I want to talk about your friend something” Socrates said : “ Answer my 3 questions, then you can tell me” 1st question: “ Is the news true”. I am not sure. I heard from outside. He replied 2nd question: “Is the news good”. No 3rd: “Is the news is useful to me” . No. Socrates said” If the news is not true, good or useful , I do not want to hear it.
WHAT IS TIME MANAGEMENT Having a break down of how you use your time wisely Time management is the art of arranging , organising, scheduling, budgeting, ones time for the purpose of generating more effective work and productivity
GOALS OF TIME MANAGEMENT To be able to have control over your life - manage your time, dont let it manage you To be healthier and happier (less stress).
PRINCIPLESIdentify"Best Time" for StudyingStudy Difficult Subjects FirstUse Distributed Learning and PracticeMake Sure the Surroundings are Conducive to Studying
Make Room for Entertainment and RelaxationMake Sure you Have Time to Sleep and Eat ProperlyTry to Combine Activities
BENEFITSEfficientSuccessfulHealthyComplete the task on timeDo not over stress yourselfHave time for other things to do
OBSTACLES TO EFFECTIVE TIME MANAGEMENT •Too many things at once•Stress and fatigue •All work and no play
•Unclear objectives •Disorganization•Inability to say “no”
Pretty straightforward - It needs patience and some effortTrack Your TimeUnderstand your skills and time management habits. Carrying around a notepad, and jotting down what you are doingAnalyze your time logs and determine where you feel you could be more productive
Create Task Specific TO DO ListsPrioritize Your TasksChunk Down Your TasksStick to the 80 / 20 RuleBalance Your Routine
STRATEGIESBe Flexible with Your TimeSet a time limitBe Inflexible with Setting Time LimitsOrganize Yourself and EnvironmentSticky Notes or to carry around a Voice RecorderIdentify Bad Habits
Time WastersHabits of Procrastination & LazinessTrap of “WaitingConstant DisruptionsHabit of Just “Staying Busy”Technology Trap3 Time Robbing Emotions- Fear , Stress and Overwhelm
TIME MANAGEMENT MISTAKES 1. Failing to Keep a To-Do List 2. Not Setting Personal Goals 3. Not Prioritizing 4. Failing to Manage Distractions 5. Procrastination
6. Taking on too Much7. Thriving on "Busy"8. Multitasking9. Not Taking Breaks10. Ineffectively Scheduling Tasks
The tyranny of the urgent andthe stressed-out student
SYMPTOMS OF POOR TIMEMANAGEMENT FOR STUDENTS Feeling stressed and overwhelmed by a lack of time Studying at hours when you are not fresh and productive Not getting assignments in on time. Procrastinating Cramming the night before
TIME MANAGEMENT TIPSKeep a time log.Know what your values areand live them.Prioritize your listLearn to say no to what is not in your missionDo the best you can now.Forgive yourself for the past, dont hold onto past mistakes.
Get ready earlier than you think you need to.Use the time while you are on the phone to do somethingMake up a meal plan and follow it.Create a before bed routine and actually follow it
Stop putting things off.Reduce the amount of time you spend watching TV.Need to call someone who really talks, call when you know you might be able to get off the phone quicklyUse your body clockBelieve in yourself.
Keep a calendar at your deskDont put it down, put it away.Continually re evaluate your system.Once a week clean out your purse and organizer.Always put away whatever you are using when you are done with itBelieve in yourself.