Time Management and its Application in Academic Life: A Study of Omani Students at Dhofar University, Sultanate of Oman

Shahid Bashir, Zahid Bashir, Mudassar Nazir

Abstract


The basic aim of this study is to identify and discuss the awareness of Time Management (TM) and its application in the academic life of Omani Students in English Unit, Dhofar University, Sultanate of Oman. This paper also inculcates and indoctrinates the importance of TM in students’ practical life. It has been observed by the researchers that students complain about the scarcity of time rather than lack of time. The study upholds that pedagogically, TM and its applications in EFL scenario are crucial. Thus the paper advocates that students’ sufferings can be subsided by enhancing their TM skills. This paper finds out that the most of the Omani students at the University of Dhofar suffer from Mismanagement of Time due to lack of focus on study skills.The researchers also give fruitful suggestions in order to overcome the confronted problems such as procrastination, distractions and so on.

Keywords: TM: Time Management, Study Skills, Omani Students, EFL, Procrastination, Dhofar University.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/(aj).v4i2.202

DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.0001/(aj).v4i2.202.g1670

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