Violence Prevention and Safety Promotion in Higher Education Settings

Violence Prevention and Safety Promotion in Higher Education Settings

Mihaela Badea (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania) and Mihaela Suditu (Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, Romania)
Release Date: August, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 266
ISBN13: 9781522529606|ISBN10: 1522529608|EISBN13: 9781522529613|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2960-6


Nonviolent environments are desirable in many areas of life, yet none are as essential as within our educational institutions. Providing a safe space for students has become a critical concern in modern society.

Violence Prevention and Safety Promotion in Higher Education Settings is a vital resource that examines the current sources of violence within educational systems, and it offers solutions on how to provide a safer space for both students and educators alike. Highlighting pertinent areas of interest including technological violence, academic regulations, nonviolent communication, and gender discrimination, this reference publication is ideal for academicians, future educators, students, and researchers interested in recent advancements that aid in providing secure, safe educational environments for everyone.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic Regulations
  • Anti-Violent Behavior
  • Bullying
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Hidden Violence
  • Nonviolent Communication
  • Stress Management
  • Technological Violence

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mihaela Badea, Assoc. Prof. Ph.D., is the Head of the Teacher Training Department of the Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti, where she lectures on Romanian Language Teaching, English Language Teaching and Pedagogy. She also teaches Methods of Language Education Activities and the Methodology of Romanian Language and Literature for Young Children to BA students enrolled in the Pedagogy of Primary and Pre-School Education program. She holds a Ph. D. in Education Sciences from the University of Bucharest, her Ph. D. dissertation being on “Disruptive Behavior at Academic Level” and she is involved in national and international research projects, her research concerns being materialized in various studies published in Romania and abroad.
Mihaela Suditu, Ph. D., is a professor in the Department of Education Sciences of the Petroleum-Gas University of Ploiesti. Her main research interests include research in the field of education sciences, especially the theory of multiple intelligences, research methods in education and career counseling. She has had a successful collaboration with members of specialised teams regarding book writing, studies and conferences.