Online Occupational Stress Intervention System for Academics

Authors: Mare Teichmann, Jüri Ilvest Jr., Ivar Soone

Abstract: This paper has outlined a new web-based intervention system for university academics. In particular, the paper addresses the evidence-based aspects of occupational stress in technical university academics. The novelty of the online system is in multiple-choice approach considering both primary and secondary level stress interventions. The users have a possibility to get information about their own stress level and about the specific occupational stressors by using stress test (AcadOSI), to learn coping with stress by using digital teaching tools and sources of relevant information, and finally the users receive video-based instructions for better coping with most intensive sources of stress. In academic life it means the occupational stress management trough better workflow planning, personal work-life balance activities, evaluating the necessity of bureaucracy in university, enhancing relationships with students, peers and management, and working on constant professional development.

Pages: 24-29

DOI: 10.46300/9108.2022.16.5

International Journal of Computers, E-ISSN: 1998-4308, Volume 16, 2022, Art. #5