When are all your Assignments due this term?

Kerri O'Donnell

No matter how well-intentioned your study timetable is, you are unlikely to follow it for long if it does not also include other regular activities that take up your time (such as work and sport) as well as those that make you happy and reduce stress (such as hanging out with family and friends, and your favourite hobbies).  Include them all in your timetable, so that you break up the work periods with things that calm you, clear your mind, or allow you to stay fit and healthy.

As soon as you find out the due date of each Assignment or Test, for any of your subjects, enter it into this Template Assessment Planner so you can see at a glance all your deadlines for the term.  Remember to also include any special events, such as weddings, birthdays or other occasions that are special throughout semester.

If you have more than one…

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How will you fit your Homework in this week?

Kerri O'Donnell

I’m convinced that the largest part of academic success is about being organised.  And it’s not just a matter of having a timetable – it’s about how you structure your time to take best advantage of your peak thinking times, and so on.  And it will be more helpful for the long-term if it is not just all about studying.

Use this Template Weekly Timetable to schedule regular study periods for each of your subjects – and also make time for your personal commitments and fun activities.

STEP 1:  Fill in the times that are non-negotiable.  EG times you have to go to classes, work, church and/or other regular commitments.

STEP 2:  Pencil in the times when your thinking is not at its best.  (Be serious about this part – it’s not helpful to just pencil out the whole rest of the week!)  We will return to these times later.

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Scholarships Open: ACFE Global Fraud Conference 2017

The deadline is April 12, 2017 and the number of scholarships is limited.

If you are interested, submit your application today!

Kerri O'Donnell

A limited number of student scholarships to the 28th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference are available.  The conference will be hosted in Nashville, TN, June 18-23.

The scholarship includes free registration to the Main Conference (June 19-21) and two ACFE polo shirts.

  • In return, scholarship recipients are required to assist ACFE staff in various areas for a minimum of five hours during the conference.
  • Every effort will be made to assure minimal conflict between volunteer sessions and the conference sessions and networking events the students wish to attend.
  • Scholarship winners are responsible for their own travel, lodging and dining expenses outside of the meals provided at the conference.

To be eligible, the student must be an ACFE student member with anti-fraud related academic and career interests and submit the following documents by April 12, 2017:

  • A statement of 400 words or less describing the way in which their…

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Why Lecturers Irritate Students (Part 1)

by Dr Kerri O'Donnell I was recently packing up my office at the university, preparing to move on to a different adventure, when I received an email newsletter from University World News that included an article titled "What do students find irritating about their lecturers?" [1].   Of course I opened it.  The list of student... Continue Reading →

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