Welcome to Fall II!

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The Roman playwright Plautus is quoted as saying, “You must spend money to make money.” While this can be true in the business world, in the world of time management, it is especially true in education where the currency is time. Students need to be willing to spend time to make time. As you begin the Fall II session, here is a tip to be more productive. Just remember. On a trip through the desert, a camel can be your best friend. As you start this session, don’t forget your CAMEL: camel
Checklists Always Make Everything Logical

Taking the time to make a checklist for what you want to accomplish each day and each week can save time and stress over the next 8 weeks. Make sure that your checklists are specific and not vague. For example, don’t just say that you’re going to study between 5pm and 6pm on Tuesday. Instead, set a goal. On Tuesday, between 5pm and 6pm, I will read 15 pages from my Organizational Leadership text. Don’t just list research on your checklist. Instead, set the goal of finding two peer-reviewed, scholarly articles to use in your upcoming research paper. Sure, it takes a bit of time to complete a checklist, but the feeling you get when you can cross off a task is priceless, and you can keep your stress level in check. In the end, you will save time.

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Welcome to Summer I!

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By Jiel Beaumadier (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

Welcome to Summer I! While some of your friends may be hanging out at the beach, you are hard at work, moving toward your educational goal. We just wanted to remind you that your Brandman librarians are right there with you. As you move through the session, don’t forget to ask a librarian when you need help. Perhaps, we can save you enough time so that you can hit the beach!

Welcome to Spring II!

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By Hans-Jörg Hellwig (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

The Roman playwright Plautus is quoted as saying, “You must spend money to make money.” While this can be true in the business world, in the world of time management, it is especially true in education where the currency is time. Students need to be willing to spend time to make time. As you begin the Spring II session, here is a tip to be more productive. Just remember. On a trip through the desert, a camel can be your best friend. As you start this session, don’t forget your CAMEL: camel
Checklists Always Make Everything Logical

Taking the time to make a checklist for what you want to accomplish each day and each week can save time and stress over the next 8 weeks. Make sure that your checklists are specific and not vague. For example, don’t just say that you’re going to study between 5pm and 6pm on Tuesday. Instead, set a goal. On Tuesday, between 5pm and 6pm, I will read 15 pages from my Organizational Leadership text. Don’t just list research on your checklist. Instead, set the goal of finding two peer-reviewed, scholarly articles to use in your upcoming research paper. Sure, it takes a bit of time to complete a checklist, but the feeling you get when you can cross off a task is priceless, and you can keep your stress level in check. In the end, you will save time.

Welcome to Summer I!

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By Steven Fruitsmaak (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons

The Roman playwright Plautus is quoted as saying, “You must spend money to make money.” While this can be true in the business world, in the world of time management, it is especially true in education where the currency is time. Students need to be willing to spend time to make time. As you begin the Fall II session, here is a tip to be more productive. Just remember. On a trip through the desert, a camel can be your best friend. As you start this session, don’t forget your CAMEL: camel
Checklists Always Make Everything Logical

Taking the time to make a checklist for what you want to accomplish each day and each week can save time and stress over the next 8 weeks. Make sure that your checklists are specific and not vague. For example, don’t just say that you’re going to study between 5pm and 6pm on Tuesday. Instead, set a goal. On Tuesday, between 5pm and 6pm, I will read 15 pages from my Organizational Leadership text. Don’t just list research on your checklist. Instead, set the goal of finding two peer-reviewed, scholarly articles to use in your upcoming research paper. Sure, it takes a bit of time to complete a checklist, but the feeling you get when you can cross off a task is priceless, and you can keep your stress level in check. In the end, you will save time.

May you and your CAMEL have a lovely Summer I session.