NURS3100 Issues/Trends in Nursing
Week 2 Assignment 1
1: Journal: Time Management (Observe, Process, Reflect)
PenReturning to school to earn your next degree is a wonderful goal, and
balancing family, work, and school can seem daunting. Often when focusing on
one task, you lose track of others. That is why it is important to have a plan
for stepping out of your other roles and into your new role as student. We all
have multiple roles in life. Being engaged in your classwork requires you to
plan, prioritize, and create a space in which learning takes place.
assignment, you consider how to address distractions you might encounter as a
student at Walden.
Week 2 Assignment 1 Rubric, provided in the Course Information area.
the Time Management Tracking Table listed in the Time Management Tool Kit.
view at least one additional resource listed in the Time Management Tool Kit
based upon your specific needs.
Set a timer
(on the stove, a clock, or on your phone) and write for 10 minutes without
By Day 7
minimum 150-word Journal Assignment. Journal about one aspect of the classroom
resources (Assignments, Discussions, or assigned readings) that surprised you.
Additionally, journal about one or both of the options below:
concerns do you have about managing distractions and obtaining the support you
need to be successful? Include how you plan to make certain that you have
support, and how you will take personal responsibility for your own success.
rituals are you putting in place, and how will these rituals help you focus and
decrease distractions? Share your plan to develop rituals to help you
transition into the role of Walden student.
Assignment is for you to share your feelings. There are no rules, and you will
not be graded on your writing.