Time Management and Adults Learners

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Time Management and Adults Learners

Time Management and Adults Learners Life is complicated and it becomes harder as people develop into adulthood and inherit new responsibilities. Attending school as an adult learner is a big challenge and time management is something that every student must know and be efficient at in order to successfully complete their degrees. This paper explains the different adjustments that adult students must make to achieve their desired goals, especially those who have extra responsibilities other than college. The sources used on this paper describe how they manage their study time alongside work related activities, family matters, and all their others obligations. Tips and advice will be
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Prioritizing the most important activities and breaking down assignments help the students to have a better use of the time available. As the students reach their immediate goals and progress in college, they feel a sense of achievement and it helps them keep on track and motivated on their academic plans (Pritchard & Roberts, 2006). Other hints to have in mind while earning a degree is to learn to manage stressful situations that will most likely occur. According to Colorado Christian University (2012), students could minimize the stress levels by being organized and on top of work and academic activities. Students will also help reduce the level of stress while attending college by establishing good communication between them and their employers, college instructors, and family and friends (Colorado Christian University, 2012). Having the support of the family and friends is necessary to earn a college degree as a working student. Arthur and Tait (2004) expressed that “The full support of the partner/husband/wife was regarded to be fundamental to any successful learning activity” (para. 22). We all have different ideas and ways to manage time in our lives, and we do put some of these techniques into practice in order to accomplish our goals. Regardless of how we do it, the important thing is to be able to control our time in order to be productive even during the most


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