Digital Innovations in Workplace Health and Wellness

Course Code: BHSW 3503

Academic Year: 2020-2021

This course in Digital Innovations in Health and Wellness provides the most- up-to-date survey of the available technologies that might be used in workplace wellness, best practices for using social media ethically and effectively, as well as investigations of privacy issues and research into the technologies, services and applications that can tackle specific challenges in the workplace. Social media is investigated for its power to democratize the flow of information, to enhance connectivity allowing for personalized coaching, peer support and to promote individual empowerment for self-care. Students are invited to identify a health and wellness challenge and propose innovative ways that technology might be used to address it.