Take Inventory of Your Assignment Planning Strategies
In this section, think about the strategies you use to tackle your assignments. Ask yourself how well those strategies are working and why.
Do you feel swamped by the amount of work you have to do in a term? Consider creating a term plan and a weekly schedule.
Do assignment deadlines make you feel anxious? Try chunking.
Are you sometimes unsure of where to begin? Use a checklist.
Do you avoid asking for help because it takes up too much time? Practice your help-seeking skills.
If you feel unsure about where to start or completing your assignments on time, having a personalized plan in place can alleviate the anxiety and provide you with a road map to tackle even the toughest tasks.
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Reflect on the strategies you use to complete your assignments. Do they enhance, extend and empower your learning? Explore the resource links below and adopt strategies that you can easily apply and adapt to suit your learning needs.
Strategies thatenhance your ability to plan and meet assignment deadlines
Strategiesthat extend your ability to manage your assignment load and track your progress
Strategies that improve the quality of your assignments through self-assessment and feedback
Assignment Planning from Leeds University provides several tips on how to approach the planning process.