• Unit 2: Creating a Physical and Mental Space for Studying

    This unit explores ways you can organize your space in order to create optimal study environments. In the past, you may not have given this topic much thought; maybe you studied in front of the TV, while hanging out with friends, or on your bed at home. Or, maybe you had a great study space, but now you are in a new environment! This unit will introduce you to the theory behind picking an effective, distraction-free study space, and explain why studying there consistently will make a difference in efficiently completing your academic work. Additionally, this unit will provide you with some strategies for minimizing distractions, especially if you live with family, friends, or roommates.

    Completing this unit should take you approximately 4 hours.

    • 2.1: Why You Need a Space of Your Own

    • 2.2: Elements of a Good Study Space

    • 2.3: The Dangers of Multitasking

    • 2.4: How to Minimize Distractions and Interruptions

    • 2.5: Identify Two Study Spaces for Yourself

    • Unit 2 Assessment

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