Entries by Cyanea Poon

New research looks at media-based peer support in grad school

McLaughlin, Christopher and Sillence, Elizabeth (2018) Buffering against academic loneliness: The benefits of social media-based peer support during postgraduate study. Active Learning in Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469787418799185

Summarized by Cyanea Poon

Notes of Interest: This qualitative study examined how postgraduate … Read the rest

Upcoming international conference on mentoring youths facing adversity

Friday, 12 October 2018 (10.30am- 4.30pm), Ireland

‘Mentoring young people facing adversity: exploring the intersection of theory and practice through the perspectives of participants and stakeholders’. An international conference hosted by Foróige in … Read the rest

New research unpacks how social interaction impacts physical activity-based programs

McDonough, M. H., Ullrich-French, S., & McDavid, M. L. (2018). Helping kids connect: Participant and staff perspectives on facilitating social relationships in a physical activity-based positive youth development program for youth from low-income families. Sport, Exercise, And Performance Psychology, Read the rest