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Virtual Field Trip

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Let's Find Out About

Procrastination

Most of us are already experts at procrastination. Let's go on a Virtual Field Trip to find out what we might do about it. Below are links to sights from several colleges and universities you might visit on your virtual Field Trip.

     

Overcoming Procrastination University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

http://www.counselingcenter.illinois.edu/?page_id=111

Cal Poly Student Academic Services

http://sas.calpoly.edu/asc/ssl/procrastination.html

 

University of Buffalo

http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/stressprocrast.shtml

Overcoming Procrastination

http://www.collegeview.com/articles/article/overcoming-procrastination

 

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Itinerary

Use one or more of the sites above to answer the following questions:

1.   What is procrastination?

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2.   What are some causes of procrastination?

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3.   What are some solutions that might work for you?

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Now visit the Procrastination Research Group at Carlton University in Canada

http://http-server.carleton.ca/~tpychyl/index.html

and do one of the following exercises:

a. Read and summarize what you found in one of the Delay Blogs.

b. Listen to and summarize one of the iProcrastinate Podcasts 

c. Choose two of you favorite comics from Carpe Diem Comic. Copy them and explain why you like them