Student Procrastination

Student Procrastination : Seize the Day and Get More Work Done

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Description

Provides research based advice and practical suggestions to help students beat procrastination and perform better at university or college. Written by a recent graduate, the author gives students a chance to explore the root causes of procrastination and some of the best ways of eliminating it. With a combination of theory, practice, and case study stories and tips from other students, this book will help students seize the date and get more work done.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 134 x 188 x 10mm | 160g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Palgrave
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 144 p.
  • 1137312459
  • 9781137312457
  • 435,226

About Michael Tefula

Michael Tefula is a former student of the University of Birmingham, UK. He is the author of How to Get a First: Insights and Advice From a First-Class Graduate.show more

Review quote

"I have already mentioned this book to several students and academics that are very excited about it. I think the subject is something that needs to be addressed from a student stand point and this publication does just that." - Andy Gibson, Student at Kingston University, UKshow more

Table of contents

Preface.- 1. Introduction.- 2. What is Procrastination?.- 3. Probability of Payoff.- 4. Pursuit of Pleasure.- 5. Prevention of Pain.- 6. Postponement of Punishment (Or Payoff).- 7. Competent and Confident.- 8. Motivation.- 9. Willpower.- 10. Focus and Attention.- 11. Goals and Planning.- 12. Counterintuitive Strategies.- 13. Conclusion.- Appendix 1: Student Tips Montage.- Appendix 2: Infographic - The Four Ps of Procrastination.- Acknowledgements.- Bibliography and Further Reading.- Index.show more

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18 ratings
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