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Goal Setting

Goal Setting

Author: Kristina Jacobs

To help learners set goals.

This packet goes over the S.M.A.R.T. goal setting method.

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SMART Goals are:

Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic

and Time-oriented 

Semester Goal: _____________________________________


Weekly Goal:_________________________

 Questions you should ask yourself are:

What will I do?

When will I do it (when will I start, what days, what times, how often)?

Where will I do it?

How will I handle interruptions and distractions?

Who can I count on for support?

How will I know when I’m done?

How will I reward myself for completing my goal?

Source: Kristina Blasen, University of Minnesota Student Academic Success Services (SASS)

How to write SMART goals

How to write SMART goals