KIN69greenS2010.04kj - KIN 69 Sec. 04 Spr2010 Department of...

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KIN 69 Sec. 04 – Spr2010 Department of Kinesiology San José State University KIN 69.04: Stress Management: A Multidisciplinary Perspective ( Class Code #22013) Spring 2010 (1/26 to 5/17), T/R 9:00-10:15 AM • YUH 201A Instructor: Karin Jeffery Office: SPX 301 (“the Crow’s Nest”) E-mail: karinjeffery1@gmail.com Office Phone: 408-924-3057 (shared phone; don’t use it; email works better!) Office Hours: Tues 10:30-11:30 AM, or by appointment Description The stress process and its relation to health and disease, lifestyle, and the sociocultural environment. Analysis of physiological, psychological, sociological, and environmental parameters of stress, emphasizing development of personalized stress management strategies to enhance academic, personal, and social development. 3 units. Prerequisites: None Goal The primary goal of this course is to enhance your ability to understand and effectively manage stress through: 1. An understanding of the physiological, psychological, and social/cultural aspects of stress 2. The incorporation of stress management techniques into your own lifestyle, with particular emphasis on identifying and utilizing available university resources to support academic, personal, and social development, and to reduce stress associated with the transition to a university environment 3. An understanding of the stress process and its relation to health and disease General Education Objectives This course fulfills Area E (Human Understanding & Development) in the Core General Education program. The following are the student learning objectives ( SLO’s ) for Area E: Student Learning Objectives (SLO’s) Students shall: SLO #1Recognize the physiological, psychological, and social/cultural influences on their well-being SLO #2Recognize how physiological, psychological, and social/cultural factors are interrelated and affect development across the lifespan SLO #3Use appropriate social skills to enhance learning and develop positive interpersonal relationships with diverse groups and individuals SLO #4Recognize how they as individuals are undergoing a particular stage of human development, how their well-being is affected by the university’s academic and social systems, and how they can facilitate their development within the university environment Course Objectives (CO’s) Upon successful completion of the course requirements, students will: CO #1 Identify stressors experienced throughout the lifespan, with particular emphasis on stressors of college students CO #2 Analyze environmental, social/cultural, and psychological influences on one’s experience of stress, and their impact on health and well-being CO #3 Describe the physiological stress response and its relationship to health, disease, quality of life, and well-being; CO #4 Analyze and understand the dynamics of stress and the ways in which stress management may enhance one’s options and potential throughout the life span CO #5 Develop competency in a variety of specific stress management techniques, including cognitive and behavioral
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