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Academic Coaching and Study Skills

Strategies for setting a schedule

As the situation unfolds, you may have fewer social commitments, group meetings, or work hours. Setting a schedule for yourself can help provide structure and keep you motivated. If you don’t already keep a weekly or daily calendar, try something like the example below to organize your time. Include time for exercise and self-care.

Schedule Template

Graph with a sample schedule

A positive side-effect of creating a weekly schedule is that you can regulate and adapt your learning. As you complete your online assignments think of this regulation as a three-step process:

1. Plan

2. Do

3. Reflect.

By thinking about how you complete course material, you are opening up new ways to do things differently.

Enjoy this LinkedIn Learning video that explores the practice of regulation: Learning how to Learn