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Time Management

The following resources are designed to help you assess and develop your students' time management skills.

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DEALING WITH DISTRACTIONS

This resource offers guidance for students on identifying their distractions, considering the consequences of specific tasks when prioritising them, as well as strategy ideas for tackling distractions.

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DEALING WITH DISTRACTIONS

This is a resource includes tips and an idea for a peer-group activity which aims to help students find solutions for any work distractions.

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GETTING ORGANISED

This resource contains organisational guidance for students to help them stay on top of their work-load, further their time management skills and consequently reduce stress levels. This includes the importance of an appropriate working space, the use of a filing system and a general awareness of course information.

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GETTING YOURSELF INFORMED

This is a resource includes tips and an idea for an activity which encourages independent learning through effective time management and organisational skills.

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MAKING MORE HOURS IN THE DAY

This resource contains guidance for students on managing their time effectively. This includes pointers on developing study practices, prioritising tasks and actively putting personal study first.

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OVERCOMING PROCRASTINATION

This resource details specific strategies for students facing common difficulties with their work, which may lead to procrastination. This includes how to cope with multiple tasks, poor concentration, how to structure essays and turn feedback into constructive criticism and prioritise study over other commitments.

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PLANNING TIMETABLES AND SCHEDULES

This resource details guidance for students on how to compose weekly, termly and project timetables. The resource provides further tools, with a particular focus on being realistic whilst flexible with any time available.

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SIX STEPS TO SUCCESS

A presentation outlining a whole new approach to successful study. The six steps are:

S = Study Techniques and practices
O = Overview
C = Creativity
C = Communicate effectively
E = Emotions
R = Review, review, review

Also includes a booklet for students' reference, and some suggested activities to follow the presentation.

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THE 5 STEP PLAN

This resource for students details five key steps for taking control of your workload. This includes listing tasks to complete, breaking down big tasks into smaller steps, organising tasks under headings ('now', 'sooner' or 'later), taking one task at a time as well as prioritising and planning tasks.

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WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?

This page includes further resources on handling information and research as well as effective time management and allocation.

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