These are the slide for a workshop to assist students to use the tools available to them to manage their time in order to effectively prepare for their assessments or to manage their social, academic and work calendars.
7 Reasons to use Google Calendar1. Share your schedule with others2. Get your calendar on the go3. Never forget a due date again4. Send invitations and track events5. Sync with your desktop6. Work offline7. It is Free http://ginva.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/17.jpg
http://soyungeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/clip_image002_thumb1.jpg Add your due dates, exam dates and create your own study calendar … Or work calendar … Or social c calendar… At your finger tips, complete with reminders.
Time management skills • We cannot turn back time, but we can learn to manage it.http://davesdays.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/time-management.jpg
Time Management • DEADLINES - it is important to monitor the time and to manage the time you have. • Discussion: – What does it mean to manage time? – Why is it important to manage time?http://davesdays.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/time-management.jpg
Time Management Survey • How do you spend your time? • Do the time management survey • Keep track of your time. • Get an idea of how much time you need to prepare for a module. • Where do you waste time? • Where can you find more time?http://davesdays.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/time-management.jpg
Time Management Survey• But for now complete the Personal Time Survey – Estimate the amount of time spent on each item. – Once you have this amount, multiply it by seven. • This will give you the total time spent on the activity in one week. – Calculate each items weekly time requirement – Add all these times for the grand total. – Subtract this from 168 (hours in a week), the total possible hours per week.
Activity Hours1. Number of hours of sleep each night ________ X 7 = _______2. Number of grooming hours per day ________ X 7 = _______3. Number of hours for meals/snacks per day - include preparation time ________ X 7 = _______4a. Total travel time weekdays ________ X 5= _______4b. Total travel time weekends _______5. Number of hours per week for regularly scheduled functions (clubs, church, _______ get-togethers, etc.)6. Number of hours per day for chores, errands, extra grooming, etc. _______ X 7 = _______7. Number of hours of work per week _______8. Number of hours in class per week _______9. Number of average hours per week socializing, dates, etc. Be honest! _______Now add up the totals: _______Subtract the above number from 168 168 - _______ = _______ The remaining hours are the hours you have allowed yourself to study.
How much time to I need?• Easy module’s Learning Units: ________ x 2 = _______• Average module’s Learning Units: ________ x 3 = _______• Difficult module’s Learning Units: ________ x 4 = _______• Total : _______• Compare this number to your time left from the survey
http://thinkorthwim.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/01/bird_worm.jpgSome helpful hints: Start early
Some helpful hints: Be realistichttp://lady-online.info/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/1.jpg
Some helpful hints: Get a support system in placehttp://news.harcourts.net/news/files/2012/09/iStock_000003953171Large.jpg
Some helpful hints: Be flexiblehttp://4.bp.blogspot.com/-OOVNY4X5ZzI/T_Qaz4EYLQI/AAAAAAAAAys/mFJoqaa5kJ4/s1600/viajes+en+el+tiempo+3+copia+(Large).jpg