Time Management for Online Learners. One Key to Success. Overview of Today’s Live Session. Review homework & respond to questions http://anitacrawley.net/Resources/Online%20Learning%20Companion%2006/Personal/time/index.htm Your online distractions What are they?
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Time Management for Online Learners One Key to Success
Overview of Today’s Live Session • Review homework & respond to questions • http://anitacrawley.net/Resources/Online%20Learning%20Companion%2006/Personal/time/index.htm • Your online distractions • What are they? • What strategies will you use to get them under control? • Goal setting to minimize distractions • Questions about next week’s assignments
Learning Outcomes • By the end of the session, each of you will be able to: • List the distractions that keep you from being most productive when studying for your online courses. • Identify strategies that will work for you. • Set goals for using study time more effectively and efficiently.
What are your Distractions? • Brainstorming Activity • You are sitting at your computer, knowing that what you should be doing is your online course homework. • Write in the text box any activity that you are doing either on or around your computer that is distracting you from your coursework. Are you playing computer games, shopping online, watching soaps etc.
Distractions - Themes • What themes do you see?
Goal Setting A few reminders about good goal setting – they must be: • Something you can achieve, but challenging • Specific • Measurable • Have deadlines
Questions and a Resource • Questions about today’s session? • Questions about next week’s homework? • Resource – Rescue Time Software http://www.rescuetime.com/tour/solo