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Research Time Management

Organize your research projects by learning new time management and project management skills. You will learn how to break down research projects, set up a schedule for time management, and create a step-by-step process with a timeline to get it done.

Write a Project Summary

Write Individual Project Summaries

Why do this? 

This will help you organize the scope and requirements for the research project. By looking through your syllabus and identify, you will get the the big picture aspects of your research projects all at once. You can then bring them all together in the next step when you are creating your project plans. 


Look a the sample project summary below. Then download the template on this page.

Any gaps?

If you don't know or can't find the answer to any aspect of the project, now is the time to ask your professor for clarification. Planning ahead  will reduce any surprises later on in the semester. 

Questions asked: class, project name, final due date, draft due date, length, style, number of sources needed, resources needed, other requirements.