EDUCST 5194: Group Studies: Educational Studies (Topic: Procrastination)
This 1-credit, 7-week course is open to any Ohio State student seeking to better understand and address procrastination. Weekly meetings will cover research-based methods for overcoming procrastination and provide opportunities to set goals, practice applying strategies, and report back on challenges and accomplishments in a supportive setting. This course is modeled on the Procrastination Accountability Groups approach at Wayne State University developed by Zeina Ghoul and the work of Ozer, Demir, and Ferrari. Graded S/U.
Spring 2023 | EDUCST 5194
Second 7-Week Session – Begins in March!
- Class # 37405 (graduate) | Mondays 2:40 pm – 3:45 pm (synchronous online)
- Class # 37406 (undergraduate) | Mondays 2:40 pm – 3:45 pm (synchronous online)
The course covers the following topics:
- Identifying the myths and realities of procrastination
- Understanding theory and research related to overcoming procrastination
- Creating, monitoring, and reflecting on goals
- Applying a minimum of five different strategies for addressing procrastination
- Self-compassion and realistic self-talk
- Mindfulness and focus
- Weekly and daily planning
- New habits and mental rehearsal