ERIC Number: EJ1146259
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Teaching High School Students to Manage Time: The Development of an Intervention
Burrus, Jeremy; Jackson, Teresa; Holtzman, Steven; Roberts, Richard D.
Improving Schools, v20 n2 p101-112 Jul 2017
This article reports the results of a quasi-experimental study conducted to examine the efficacy of a new time management intervention designed for high school students. Participants were 149 students from a highly selective private high school in the northeastern United States who were in the ninth grade. Half of the students participated in a 5-week intervention, which involved an assessment of time management, feedback, and action plans, and 5 weekly homework assignments. After the intervention, academic advisors who were blind to condition rated student time management behaviors. Ratings were higher for the treatment group than for the control group. This difference reached significance for students who began the intervention low in time management skills. Implications and suggestions for improving the intervention are discussed.
Descriptors: High School Students, Time Management, Quasiexperimental Design, Program Effectiveness, Intervention, Private Schools, Grade 9, Comparative Analysis, Control Groups, Experimental Groups, Standardized Tests, Scores, Cognitive Tests, Personality Assessment, Feedback (Response)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education; Grade 9; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools
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