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Editors: Daniel T.L. Shek, Andrew M.H. Siu and Joav Merrick (Medical Director, Health Services, Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, Jerusalem, Israel and others)
Book Description:
Research findings has shown that there are developmental issues and concerns regarding the development of university students in Hong Kong. First, there were behavioral and lifestyle problems of university students, including alcohol consumption, internet addiction, cyber-pornography, irregular sleep patterns, and interpersonal violence. Second, phenomena of mental health problems of university students, such as suicidal ideation, depression, and anxiety problems were observed. Third, some university students showed problems in setting personal goals, low self-confidence and preoccupation with materialistic values. Finally, egocentrism and lack of civic engagement was not uncommon amongst university students. How should we nurture university students? Against this background, a subject entitled “Tomorrow’s Leaders” was developed at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China. The term “tomorrow’s leaders” was used because we believe that every student is (and can be) a leader and development of positive youth development attributes is an important step. In this book you will find chapters describing this pilot project to nurture positive development and leadership among Chinese university students in Hong Kong. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
INTRODUCTION pp.1

Chapter 1. A tale of innovative leadership program in Hong Kong
(Daniel T.L. Shek, Andrew M.H. Siu and Joav Merrick, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.3-6

Chapter 2. Teaching a subject on leadership and intrapersonal development: Some personal reflections
(Allen Dorcas, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong, PRC)pp.7-22

SECTION ONE: UNIVERSITY STUDENTS pp.23

Chapter 3. Leadership and intra-personal development: Relevance to chinese nursing students
(Zenobia C.Y. Chan, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC)pp.24-42

Chapter 4. Evaluation of a subject on leadership and intrapersonal development: Views of the students based on qualitative evaluation
(Daniel T.L. Shek and Moon Y.M. Law, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.43-54

Chapter 5. Perceptions of a university subject on leadership and intra-personal development: Reflections of the scholarship recipients
(Daniel T.L. Shek, Florence K.Y. Wu and Moon Y.M. Law, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.55-66

Chapter 6. Do university students change after taking a subject on leadership and intrapersonal development?
(Daniel T.L. Shek and Cecilia Ma, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.67-76

Chapter 7. Post-Course subjective outcome evaluation of a subject on leadership and intrapersonal development for university students in Hong Kong
(Daniel T.L. Shek and Lu Yu, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.77-90

Chapter 8. Post-lecture subjective outcome evaluation of a university subject on leadership and positive youth development in Hong Kong
(Daniel T.L. Shek and Hildie Leung, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.91-104

Chapter 9. The role of teachers in youth development: Reflections of students
(Daniel T.L. Shek and Florence K.Y. Wu, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.105-116

Chapter 10. Perceived benefits of a university subject on leadership and intrapersonal development
(Daniel T.L. Shek and Janet T.Y. Leung, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.117-130

Chapter 11. Effectiveness of a Chinese positive youth development program: The project P.A.T.H.S. in Hong Kong
(Daniel T.L. Shek and Cecilia M.S. Ma, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.131-144

Chapter 12. The relationship between subjective outcome evaluation and objective outcome evaluation findings: Evidence from China
(Daniel T.L. Shek and Xiao Yan Han, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.145-156

Chapter 13. The students were happy, but did they change positively?
(Daniel T.L. Shek, Lu Yu and Cecilia M.S. Ma, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.157-168

Chapter 14. Service leadership education for university students in Hong Kong: Subjective outcome evaluation
(Daniel T.L. Shek, Li Lin and Ting Ting Liu, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.169-180

Chapter 15. Service leadership education for university students in Hong Kong: Qualitative evaluation
(Daniel T.L. Shek, Li Lin, Ting Ting Liu and Moon Y.M. Law, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.181-192

Chapter 16. Process evaluation of a pilot subject on service leadership for university students in Hong Kong
(Daniel T.L. Shek, Li Lin, Ting Ting Liu and Moon Y.M. Law, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, PRC and others)pp.193-204

SECTION TWO: ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS pp.205

Chapter 17. About the editors pp.207

Chapter 18. About the Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University pp.209

Chapter 19. About the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Israel pp.211-214

Chapter 20. About the book series “Public health: Practices, methods and policies" pp.215

SECTION THREE: INDEX pp.217

Index pp.219-229



   Series:
      Public Health: Practices, Methods and Policies (Series Editor: Joav Merrick, Medical Director, Health Services, Division for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services, Jerusalem, Israel)
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2015 - 1st Quarter
   Pages: 229. 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-63321-880-2
   Status: AV
  
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