MOOCs - Corporate Workplace Stress Management

Afzan, Ahmad Zaini and Lim, Phei Chin and Nurakmal, Abdullah@ Goh Tuo Ho and Lee, Yee Yong and Liew, Nyet Fong (2020) MOOCs - Corporate Workplace Stress Management. In: PROCEEDINGS OF THE INNOVATION IN TEACHING & LEARNING COMPETITION (INTELEC 2020), 29 Oktober 2020, UiTM Cawangan Perak.

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The rift of workplace stress requires innovative rethinking to be addressed evocatively. Stress is a physiological response triggered by an external event that causes the individual to experience emotional, physical and cognitive symptoms. In2019, 94% of American worker’s reported sufferingstressat theirworkplace. Around 23% of them described theirstresslevels as high, while 6% said their levels ofstresswere extremely high. In Malaysia, a survey has signified thatMalaysianemployees are overworked,and sleep-deprived, with 51% travail from at least one dimension ofwork-relatedstressas well as 53% getting less than seven hours of sleep in 24 hours. For that reason, this project is aimed at establishing a Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)-Corporate Workplace Stress Management with the objective to succour individual or workers to reduce stress. This course is established in 6 modules; namely, (1) introduction to stress, (2) consequences of workplace stress, (3) introduction to stress management, (4) stress management in the workplace, (5) stress assessment tools, and (6) stress-free workplace. Upon completion of these modules, learners should be able to evaluate the workplace stress, practice personal and interpersonal stress management and suggestapproaches to creating a conducive working environment as part of stress reduction effort. They will be given certification to become a certified trainer to promote a life-long-learning by conducting online or face-to-face training. In the aspect of financial sustainability, value prepositions, and business model, these modules will be commercialized with minimum charges to cover the operation cost and MOOCs facilities. Notably, the modules received positive testimonials from MOOCs experts to foster deliberation of promising MOOCs-Corporate Workplace Stress Management movement and implementation.

Item Type: Proceeding (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: MOOCs, Modules, Stress, Stress Management, Workplace, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Centre for Applied Learning & Multimedia
Depositing User: Tuah
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2020 02:40
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2020 02:40

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