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3 Chapter 1 Outline and Learning Goals In this chapter you will learn to Establish goals and priorities Analyze your time commitments Build a term plan Build a weekly schedule Use time efficiently Avoid procrastination Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc.

4 Establish Goals and Priorities Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. How to Discover Your Priorities Defining Goals Based on Your Priorities How a College Education Contributes to Your Goals Learning Goals

5 Establish Goals and Priorities Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Learning Goals

6 Analyze Your Time Commitments Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Learning Goals

7 Build a Term Plan Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. A term plan lists all your unchanging commitments Learning Goals

8 Build a Weekly Schedule Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Tips for Creating a Weekly Schedule When to Study Which Subjects Learning Goals

9 Build a Weekly Schedule Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Learning Goals

10 Use Time Efficiently Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Use Time-Saving Tips to Manage a Busy Schedule Learning Goals

11 See textbook chart on “How to Stay Positive.” Do you have other “self-talk” examples—positive or negative—to add to what’s on the chart. Avoid Procrastination Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. Regardless of What You Do, Start! Recognize When You Need More Information Think Positively Learning Goals

12 Let’s Review! Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc.

13 What is listed on a term plan? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Unchanging commitments. b.Specific study times. c.Homework assignments. d.Social activities.

14 What is listed on a term plan? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Unchanging commitments. b.Specific study times. c.Homework assignments. d.Social activities. Build a Term Plan

15 Which of the following is an example of a well-defined goal? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.“I want to earn a million dollars a year.” b.“I don’t want to worry about bill collectors.” c.“I want to win an Academy Award.” d.“I want to earn a master’s in education by the end of next year.”

16 Which of the following is an example of a well-defined goal? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.“I want to earn a million dollars a year.” b.“I don’t want to worry about bill collectors.” c.“I want to win an Academy Award.” d.“I want to earn a master’s in education by the end of next year.” Establish Goals and Priorities

17 For every hour spent in class, how much time do instructors expect you to spend studying? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Fifteen minutes. b.Thirty minutes. c.One hour. d.Two hours.

18 For every hour spent in class, how much time do instructors expect you to spend studying? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Fifteen minutes. b.Thirty minutes. c.One hour. d.Two hours. Analyze Your Time Commitments

19 What is the best strategy for overcoming a tendency to procrastinate? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Spending time away from your desk running errands. b.Avoiding projects or assignments that you are unsure about. c.Listing what needs to be done and in what order. d.Leaving the television on during your study time.

20 What is the best strategy for overcoming a tendency to procrastinate? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Spending time away from your desk running errands. b.Avoiding projects or assignments that you are unsure about. c.Listing what needs to be done and in what order. d.Leaving the television on during your study time. Avoid Procrastination

21 When is the best time to study for a class that meets on Thursday morning? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Tuesday morning. b.Wednesday evening. c.Friday evening. d.Over the weekend.

22 When is the best time to study for a class that meets on Thursday morning? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Tuesday morning. b.Wednesday evening. c.Friday evening. d.Over the weekend. Build a Weekly Schedule

23 Which of the following is not an effective time-saving technique? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Using spare time as study time. b.Combining daily activities with class assignments. c.Using lists to keep yourself organized. d.Making appointments in person rather than using the phone.

24 Which of the following is not an effective time-saving technique? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Using spare time as study time. b.Combining daily activities with class assignments. c.Using lists to keep yourself organized. d.Making appointments in person rather than using the phone. Use Time Efficiently

25 If you were writing a term paper, which task would be best to work on when you are tired? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Researching the topic. b.Writing the introduction. c.Alphabetizing the bibliography. d.Writing the conclusion.

26 If you were writing a term paper, which task would be best to work on when you are tired? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Researching the topic. b.Writing the introduction. c.Alphabetizing the bibliography. d.Writing the conclusion. Build a Weekly Schedule

27 When you are defining your goals, what should you not do? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Be specific and detailed. b.Include a time frame. c.Focus on what you want to avoid. d.Make your goals realistic and achievable.

28 When you are defining your goals, what should you not do? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.Be specific and detailed. b.Include a time frame. c.Focus on what you want to avoid. d.Make your goals realistic and achievable. Establish Goals and Priorities

29 Which is an example of a positive response to a difficult assignment? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.“This is not really useful to learn anyway.” b.“It will feel great to have this assignment done.” c.“If I didn’t have to do this, I could be playing basketball.” d.“I will never be able to remember all of this.”

30 Which is an example of a positive response to a difficult assignment? Copyright © 2012 Pearson Education, Inc. a.“This is not really useful to learn anyway.” b.“It will feel great to have this assignment done.” c.“If I didn’t have to do this, I could be playing basketball.” d.“I will never be able to remember all of this.” Avoid Procrastination


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