Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Videos from Academic Video Online
How to Gain Control of Your Free Time
Time management expert Laura Vanderkam offers a few practical strategies to help find more time for what matters to us, so we can "build the lives we want in the time we've got."
How to Manage Time More Effectively (According to Machines)
Human beings and computers alike share the challenge of how to get as much done as possible in a limited time. Over the last fifty or so years, computer scientists have learned a lot of good strategies for managing time effectively— and they have a lot of experience with what can go wrong. Brian Christian shares how we can use some of these insights to help make the most of our own lives.
Books in the Library
Examines topics such as identifying and dealing with the four key types of distraction and interruption, establishing a clear physical and mental environment in which to work, controlling motivation and working fewer hours to become more productive, taking time-outs with intention, multitasking strategically, and learning when to pay attention and when to let your mind wander wherever it wants to.
Time Management by
This books reveals 21 proven time management techniques you can use immediately to gain two or more productive hours every day. This handy volume reveals how you can: Handle endless interruptions; Identify your key result areas; Allocate enough time for top priority responsibilities; Overcome procrastination; Determine what to delegate and what to eliminate...and ensure you meet your most important goals.
Your College Experience by
This book provides practical strategies to help students be successful. There is a strong emphasis on the ten research-based High Impact Practices suggested by the American Association of Colleges and Universities. There are chapters on emotional intelligence, thinking, and wellness that include tools and strategies students can use right now.
Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day by
A must-read for anyone who has ever thought, If only there were more hours in the day..., Make Time will help you stop passively reacting to the demands of the modern world and start intentionally making time for the things that matter.
The Secrets of Top Students by
Straight talk and tips from top students to help make academic excellence a lifestyle. What makes the difference between a good student and a top student? Being a top student is a lifestyle, not just an A on your transcript. This book offers advice to help you learn the keys to studying smart, staying motivated, and making academic excellence a part of your life.