Resources related to: time management

Can you do without sessional staff?

Why might you choose not to use sessional staff in a unit with less than 70 students enrolled? View video…

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Career Development Toolkit

Mind Tools – Essential Skills for an Excellent Career has developed a Toolkit targeting the skills needed for career developmentRead a summary…

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If you are feeling overloaded

A voice of experience offers advice about how to cope if you are feeling overloaded:- Prioritise to survive. Find people you can debrief with. Talk to administrative staff. View video…

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Is it time well spent? The relationship between time management behaviours, perceived effectiveness and work-related morale and distress in a university context

Kearns, H. & Gardiner, M. (2007).  Higher Education Research & Development, 26(2), 235-247. Read a summary…

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Leadership Managing your Time

The University of Tasmania Community Leadership in Rural Health course website provides some tips for Leadership Managing your TimeRead a summary…

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Leading sessional staff : hold meetings regularly

An experienced academic outlines why regular meetings with sessional staff are really important to the business of coordinating a unit.  View video…

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Managing complexity: transnational multi-campus units

Managing teaching across multiple campuses has its own challenges. This experienced academic suggests strategies for managing the specific stresses of these kinds of situations – both in terms of adapting teaching methods to work with small groups of students and of making the timecosts of administering these courses visible to university management. View video…

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Managing workloads: minimise one on one conversation with students

Managing the demands on your time is essential if you don’t want to burn out. One useful strategy is to reduce or avoid the amount of one on one communication you have with students.  View video…

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Managing your workload: backwards planning

Backwards planning is a useful technique for ensuring that you end up with the right deliverables from your unit within the timeframe required. An experienced academic briefly talks you through the thinking process that will help you to plan the assessment & teaching for your unit. View video…

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