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LEAD 115: First-Year Posse Scholar Success: 9/14: Time Management

Inspirational quote of the week

 Lost time is never found again.
– Benjamin Franklin.

What we're doing today

Purpose: 1) To reveal and discuss scholars' priorities and habits.
                2) To give Scholars concrete skills and/or resources to address time management.

  • Intros (15 mins)
    • Rose/thorn/bud check-ins 
    • Upcoming campus events 
    • Outing with Posse 15?
  • Discussion items (20 mins)
    • Fall semester dates
    • Fixed/growth mindset (video)
    • Activities audit / followup questions
  • Time management (20 mins)
    • Big picture planning
    • Weekly schedule
    • Weekly plan
    • Daily plan
  • Break (10 mins)
  • Work time (15 mins)
  • Minimizing procrastination (10 mins)
  • Review Assignment #1 (5 mins)
  • Wrap-up / reminders (5 mins)

Managing Your Research Time

These assignment calculators help break down research projects into a series of manageable steps, and gives some tips on what to do at each step along the way.  Enter your project's due date to get started!

The Assignment Calculator (Univ. of British Columbia)
The Assignment Calculator (University of Minnesota)
The Assignment Calculator  (SUNY Empire State College) -- this one has sections for taking notes!

These are just a few examples. There are other similar tools out there on the internet. 

Assignment #1: TIME MANAGEMENT