Journal Assignment 2


Chapter 2 – Time Management  (1500-1700 words, SEE EXAMPLE ATTACHED)





Each chapter of this book will ask you to write reflectively about the material you have just read. What did I learn? What’s the most valuable thing(s) I learned? What doesn’t work for me? Why doesn’t it work and how can I make it work? This is another way to remember the content of the chapter, so you might try it with your other classes as well.

Work in a Word Processor. Click on ‘Submit Assignment’ and Copy/paste the questions into the text box. Answer all the questions. Save on your computer before submitting to your instructor. Or, Attach your file to the assignment.

 Important! Be sure to use quotes/examples from the textbook and reference with page numbers for each question. You may also use the PowerPoint for reference. Please state the slide number. Use PowerPoint reference only occasionally per week and when appropriate. Your main reference source is the textbook. Put your reference numbers in parenthesis. Example: (pg. 10 or slide 11) You may also use web or module video reference when appropriate and it must be underlined.

 1.  Think back to the time before you read this chapter, how successful were you at managing your time? What did you read in this chapter that lead you to answer the way that you did?

2. Complete the online exercises (the Internet Exercises for Ch 2)  what difference—if any—have they made in the way you think about time?

3. How can you modify the ideas in this chapter to fit your own habits and biological clock?

4. Have you ever tried to keep a daily planner, use a “to do,” list, or to set weekly goals? Describe your experience. If you have never tried these things, what do you think has stopped you? Explain your answer.

5.  Think about the things that seem to distract you during your study time. What might eliminate or control these distractions? Explain your answer. 

6. What did you learn from watching the video for chapter 2?

7. Is there anything else on your mind this week?  If so, share this with your instructor.

Journal Grading Rubric

Journal Grading Rubric

Guidelines for Journal Chapters

Full Points Credit – 50 

·  Thoroughly and Completely answers each question

·  Gives personal thought as to how chapter material applies to you

·  States examples from textbook and gives reference page numbers from textbook for each answer

·  Explains personal situations as related to the material

Half Points Credit – 49 – 25

·  Answers each question with one sentence

·  Shows little personal thought as to how chapter material applies to you

·  Gives some or no examples from textbook and some or no reference page numbers from textbook

·  Has no personal situations as related to the material

Under Half Points Credit -24 – 0

·  Does not answer each question

·  Use of yes/no answers without explanation

·  Lacks any personal thought about the chapter material

·  Does not attempt the assignment


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