Unit 2: Time, Tools, and Study Environment
After you have completed this unit you should be able to:
- Describe how your world view and sense of self-efficacy contribute to your time, tools, and environment management habits
- Explain how time is a limited and precious commodity
- Discuss how much studying is expected to be successful
- Describe how to identify goals
- Describe how to organize goals
- Describe how to prioritize goals
- Explain how to best manage your time with regards to the needs of your life (school, homework, home life, work, and “me time”) and your optimum working times
- Identify the difference between goals and wishes
- Discuss why procrastination occurs and strategies to overcome it
- Explain new ideas about how to manage distractions to add to what you may already employ
- Describe how to manage procrastination tendencies with some tried-and-true strategies as well as a few new ones
- Discuss how to enhance your sense of self-efficacy
- Describe how to create useful organizational materials to help you with a variety of educational tasks as well as in other areas of your life
- Identify and explain study skills and how they can be utilized to help students be more successful
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How to Learn Like a Pro! Authored by Phyllis Nissila. Located at: https://openoregon.pressbooks.pub/collegereading/part/unit-2/ Licensed as: CC BY: Attribution.
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