Tips for staying on task in the new home-based work environment

March 26, 2020

“For many people, the next few weeks will be their first sustained period of working outside their normal working environment and the routine it imposes,” writes Alice Kelly. Experienced at working from home, the author shares strategies for academics who find themselves in this new, distraction-laden working environment: Find a “writing buddy” to Skype with; try using focusmate or ‘study with me’ videos on YouTube; experiment with time management apps and internet blockers; and try creating a sonic workplace. Times Higher Education (International)