Starting your work with a clear understanding of the assignment requirements will help you:
organize your time more effectively
clarify the type and scope of research needed
ensure that you meet the instructor’s expectations
In the long run, taking some time to understand the assignment requirements will save you time and stress.
If any of the requirements for your assignment remain unclear, consult your instructor.
See the Time Management module for further information on how to plan your time for completing a particular assignment.