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GPLL50 - Increasing your Productivity in Grad School

It is no secret that grad school is a lot of work: books to read, papers to write, presentations to prepare, team meetings, etc. Add on a job, a hobby, a family or friends, and you can quickly feel overwhelmed and wondering how you will meet your academic goals.

Many grad students lack time. After all, it is our most valuable, finite resource. If you want to take control of your time, we highly recommend you make a little time for this workshop. An efficient use of your time will directly impact the quality of your work, your experience in graduate school and your job prospects after graduation.

In this active workshop, participants will learn about tips and tools to prioritize your tasks, plan your time, minimize procrastination and distractions, and ultimately be more productive. We will explore tools such as the time management matrix, SMART framework, Pomodoro and Trello. The activities in this workshop provide space for you to plan your own upcoming tasks, while getting feedback from and learning from the experiences of other students.

Section 2 for the fall term is an online webinar.


Learning Objectives



After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:

1. Identify goals, objectives and tasks for effective time planning
2. Use tools to prioritize tasks, minimize distractions and avoid procrastination
3. Describe how personal engagement with goals interacts with time planning


Leaders Information



This workshop is led by Pamela Tudge.

Pamela Tudge thinks of herself as part food nerd, part academic, and part environmentalist who really loves design and art that makes her think deeper about the world. As a PhD candidate in the Individualized Program, Pamela is exploring critical design as a methodology to investigate historic and contemporary domestic practices around food and waste. Pamela, has worked for over 15 years in the fields of climate science, education and the arts. She also holds a MA in Geography from UBC and a BA-Honors in Geography and Environmental Studies from the UVic..

Schedule

Section 2
October 24, 2019, 12:00 - 13:00, Thu

Disclaimer: Available spots is an estimation.

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