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Communication Strategies Faculty Resources: Setting Goals

Setting Goals

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Setting Goals

Establish individual and collaborative goals and responsibilities.

Using this Strategy

Students will use the strategy of setting goals when they: 

  • Plan their time to complete assignments by their due dates
  • Work hard on their course work to graduate on time
  • Collaborate with others to read shared goals
  • Intentionally build productive habits 
  • Build focus and concentration to maximize their learning
  • Ensure productive study sessions
  • Identify and manage procrastination 

Faculty Blog: Setting Goals

Read about developing this strategy with your students in the Faculty Blog post: Communication Strategies: Setting Goals

Key Resources

To learn about setting clear goals:

To learn about stacking habits: 

To learn about managing procrastination:

Related Academic Success Centre Supports

Faculty can access the following resources through Library & Academic Services to help their students develop this strategy:

Students can access the following resources through Library & Academic Services to develop this strategy:

  • Tutoring for individualized and small group support, in order to set and reach goals relating to the content of their courses.
  • Writing Tutoring, for individualized in-person and email support to set and reach goals relating to writing skill development.  
  • EAL Tutoring, for individualized language development for students whose first language is not English, which can help students set and reach goals relating to their language development. 
  • Academic Coaching, to develop the goal setting skills, as well as creating and implementing plans to reach goals needed for success within college.