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Time Management

OAT 105W

Time Management

OAT 105W

Course Description

Prerequisite: READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 3 and OAT 170 or equivalent touch typing and computer background. Explores the principles of effective time and life management. Develops skills in time management using a traditional paper planner as well as an electronic calendar. (15-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Apply the principles of effective time and life management.

Objectives:

  • Define time management.
  • Review the effects of event control.
  • Identify time robbers and procrastination patterns.
  • Identify and define personal values.
  • Set short- and long-term goals.
  • Examine personal productivity and how it can be maximized.

Demonstrate the learning of time and life management principles through writing.

Objectives:

  • Summarize assigned readings about time and life management.
  • React to and apply the strategies in the assigned readings to self.

Demonstrate an understanding of using a traditional paper planner to develop and improve planning skills and personal productivity.

Objectives:

  • Develop daily, monthly, and yearly calendars.
  • Create prioritized daily task lists and use forwarding and completion symbols.
  • Use supplemental planner tools such as diary and work record pages, expense records, and /or the address book.
  • Use a planner to record personal and professional goals and dailyactivities necessary to accomplish them.

Demonstrate an understanding of using an electronic calendar.

Objectives:

  • Input and access data on an electronic calendar including events and tasks.
  • Provide for completion and forwarding of daily tasks.
  • Maintain an address book with personal and professional contact information.
  • Customize calendar and address book preferences.
  • Activate calendar sharing.

Demonstrate the application of personal time management strategies through classroom behaviors.

Objectives:

  • Participate in class.
  • Arrive on time for all class sessions and stay until class is dismissed.
  • Meet deadlines for class assignments and projects.