Presented By: Jenny Miller, Licensed Psychologist
Date: November 14, 2007
This SELT sponsored presentation was facilitated by Sara Borgen, Deb Guertin, and Barb Fahnhorst. There were 27 people signed up and 21 people attended; 6 of which were walk-ins. Jenny’s presentation consisted of a power point presentation accompanied by a Time Management Worksheet hand-out, developed by Academic Advising, and a demonstration of how to prioritize your weekly tasks. The demonstration consisted of a jar, rocks and beans. The beans indicated those smaller tasks and non-essential activities and the rocks represented more important tasks such as papers, tests, a job, etc. The end result was that if you focus on the larger tasks that are of higher importance you still have room in your week to attend to the smaller non-essential tasks. Jenny also made use of a participant volunteer with a question and answer session of listing your tasks, determining the time involved to complete them and then prioritizing them. There was also discussion as to how the volunteer identified each tasks importance level.
A couple participants stayed after to ask Jenny specific questions and get more information.