Tech Tips Newsletter - Time Management

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Time Management Strategies for The Classroom and Workplace

Check out the best resources to transform your life/work balance.

Time Management Problems? Check Your Working Style

PJ Caposey, educator, author, and consultant, explains the time management pitfalls of 8 different working styles. Which blend of styles describes you? Caposey helps us understand the time traps and offers “One quick strategy to” avoid the dreaded time sink.

Video Course: Time Management: Working from Home

Author Dave Crenshaw says, "Working from home is a wonderful opportunity, but time management can be a challenge. With so many demands on your time and attention, it's a tricky balancing act to stay productive." Useful tips for online students too!

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How To Be Productive: 5 Simple Steps To Getting Things Done

Want to clear your mind, boost your sense of well being, and improve your productivity? Carrie King provides a brief overview of David Allen's brilliant work known around the world as GTD.

The Pomodoro Technique (Video)

This short overview video introduces the Pomodoro Technique. Learn to manage your productive time by chunking tasks into ‘Pomodoros' (25-minute bursts of high focus work). Great for organizing your work or life flow!

Time Management Strategies for Online Instructors

Hard-won advice from Kay Lehmann and Lisa Chamberlin. Here’s a treasure trove of field-tested best practices to help online instructors stay organized and present. Follow this advice and be well prepared for the torrent of demands typical of robust online classes.

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This timely online hive of ideas promises to help you creatively hack your daily routine.

Top Ten Time Management Apps to Optimize Your Productivity 
Apps can help you stay on track, efficiently work, focus on tasks, even remind you of when to take a break. Here's a current review of an eclectic selection of tools covering mobile and desktop terrain.