The use of, and attitudes towards, time management among undergraduates at Brigham Young University (BYU) was examined. Data were collected using two online surveys and an electronic time log tool. The data from the surveys were analyzed using canonical correlations, multiple regressions, multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA), factor analysis, and multivariate graphical methods. Pilot survey results showed freshmen who were concerned with time management and organization had lower GPAs than those who asserted they were spontaneous and successful without time management. The main survey produced contradictory evidence, showing positive correlations for both freshmen and sophomores between GPA and students who agreed with self-descriptors that showed strong resolve for planning and structure. Time log data showed students on academic probation do not spend as much time on academic based activities as students in the control group. These findings suggest a need for further research into both BYU students' attitudes towards time management and the time use differences between high academically achieving students and students on academic probation.
College and Department
Family, Home, and Social Sciences; Psychology
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Scott, Jessica Mae, "Time Management Practices of Brigham Young University Students" (2011). All Theses and Dissertations. 2483.
time management, Brigham Young University, academic probation