Wellness Issues for Higher Education

Wellness Issues for Higher Education

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Wellness Issues for Higher Education is an essential resource that addresses a range of student wellness issues confronting professionals in college and university settings. Organized around five dimensions of Wellnessa€”Emotional, Social, Intellectual, Physical, and Spirituala€”this book comprehensively covers key topics that contribute to studentsa€™ success in college. Each topical chapter includes proactive wellness advice, and is designed to prepare the reader to better understand the facts, issues, and strategies appropriate for addressing the issue. Each Chapter Features: Background information, theory, and research Historical and emerging issues Common questions, controversies, challenging situations, and misconceptions Practical applications for the campus This practical guide prepares practitioners to understand and deal with the wellness and health promotion issues contributing to their studentsa€™ overall success and well-being. Armed with this valuable resource, higher education and student affairs professionals can work to improve academic performance, retention, satisfaction, and quality of life. This thorough resource will guide those working at any level in residence life, student activities, orientation, health education, student leadership, advising, instruction, and other areas of student development.measured in both 2006 and 2012, each is significantly more likely to be shared by teen social media users on the profile they use ... TodayAls college students use social networking to continue relationships with previous friends and explore new ... rather than self-reported data, Junco (2013) found that Facebook, MS Word, Learning Management Systems (LMS), ... to connect in these ways could deprive students of the benefits of participation on such sites, such as increased socialanbsp;...

Title:Wellness Issues for Higher Education
Author:David S. Anderson
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-07-16


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