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Time Management - a Place to Study

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Time Management "A Place to Study

Rickey Paradise

March 09, 2011

Time Management "A Place to Study

This problem probably exists in every household that has students attending school. Making time to study at home along with all the other obligations necessary can be very hectic with everyone in the house in school. Analyzing this problem by using critical thinking defines the positive and negative effects and re-evaluates a viable solution. This is done by clarifying information, breaking the information into parts, compare, and contrast, examine the cause and effect, and applying the results (Elder, 2007). "Critical thinking is self guided, self disciplined thinking which attempts to reason at the highest level of quality in a fair minded way. People who think critically, consistently attempt to live rationally, reasonable, and empathically. They are keenly aware of the inherently flawed nature of human thinking when left unchecked. They strive to diminish the power of their ergonomic and sociocentric tendencies. They use the intellectual tools that critical thinking offers – concepts and principles that enable them to analyze, assess, and improve thinking." Brainstorming and asking what if questions, using creativity and assessing the risk are some of the techniques used in solving this problem. Critical thinking three different solutions will also be useful. This will expand the resolutions and give the family more choices.

With a family of four and only one personal computer, studying in the evening at home is definitely a problem. With four students in the home scrambling to complete their homework and trying to finish their chores takes up a numerous amounts of study time. Everyone in the household needs the computer and sharing it runs into the late night hours. This in turn causes someone in the house to go without sleep, which effects performance at work as well as in school (Harrison, 2009, p. 128). "Sleep deprivation lead to more rigid thinking, increased preservative errors, and marked difficulty in appreciating an updated situation," The solution to this problem can only result from Critical thinking. Analyzing by looking at the pros and cons will be the first task at hand. Critical thinking the potential positive effect for solution number one is to hold a meeting with


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