Time Management and Learning Styles Essay

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Time Management and Learning Styles In a society where life seems to be a race against time for many, time is precious. Going to nursing school has allowed me to explore the nurse’s role. Consequently, I think of time management more than ever. There is no doubt that managing time wisely is fundamental when caring for multiple patients. However, efficient time distribution is important in all aspects. As a married, full-time college student who works part-time, I know that taking care of school, job, family, and housework as well as getting appropriate rest, nutrition, and having some leisure time seems too much to fit in 24 hours. This assignment has shed some light on my learning styles, benefits and challenges of online education, and…show more content…
Unlike traditional classroom education, information can be accessed anytime from anywhere which should allow students to organize activities better by making their own schedules. During my traditional college education, I have used a computerized learning support system called Canvas. Therefore, I was aware of these benefits; using this system has shown me the advantages of having online access to lectures and other informative materials. The challenges of online learning are what intrigue me the most. I was aware of how, with this system, feedback is not immediate and the interaction among professor and students varies. In contrast, I was unaware of the extent of these and other challenges. Whitehead (2006) stated that online learning lacks “camaraderie that may help boost enthusiasm and motivation” as well as it “may lead to a feeling of isolation.” In addition, he explained how having that much flexibility may lead to procrastination in some instances, computers or storage hard drives may break down, and in online learning, there is no oral communication (Whitehead, 2006). Certainly, overcoming these challenges and becoming a successful online learner is one of my goals. By choosing Kettering College, I knew I could resolve some doubts and communicate with some professors and Writing Center tutors who are on campus. Thanks to this, I can develop oral communication skills
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