Using Teaching Practices to Support Student Learning and Well-Being
College student mental health is currently receiving a great deal of attention. Over the last few years, the frequency and severity of mental health issues reported on college campuses has dramatically increased. In a recent survey, 64 percent of respondents identified mental health–related issues as a reason for no longer attending college. Stress and anxiety were identified as the top two factors affecting individual student academic performance (American College Health Association, 2017).