1. View one of the two options below:
Option 1 – interactive presentation: Time Management Presentation
Option 2 – video presentations: “ABC’s of reading Strategies” AND “Two Strategies for Reading and Writing Effectively”
2. Write an essay
After engaging with the option you selected, write and submit a 2-3 page reflective essay. Include all (or most) of the following suggested reflections if
Option 1 Suggested Reflections:
How is your time typically spent in the context of Covey’s quadrants? Did you identify anything you need to adjust?
Do you have an example of a planning strategy that either worked or didn’t work for you in the past? Describe it/explain why.
Identify any factor that you think ‘got in the way’ of you submitting your best work in a course in the past.
Of the pro-active strategies outlined in the presentation, which is most useful to you? Why?
Describe how you plan to implement it.
Do you feel optimistic about your ability to create a coursework routine that you can stick with? Are there potential difficulties that will get in your way? How
will you work through them in order to keep yourself on track?
Option 2 Suggested Reflections:
What is SQ5R and how can you apply it to your reading?
Are there different strategies based on academic, information, or entertainment reading?
What strategies do you use to retain the information you’ve read?
How do you approach academic reading assignments?
What are the types of readings/purpose of assignments that will guide your plan?
What’s your plan for academic success?