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By Terrell L. Strayhorn

Belonging – with friends, within the school room, or on campus – is an important a part of the varsity event. it might probably impact a student’s measure of educational success, or perhaps whether or not they remain in class. even if a lot is understood in regards to the explanations and impression of feel of belonging in scholars, little is understood approximately how belonging differs according to scholars’ social identities, resembling race, gender, or sexual orientation, or the stipulations they come across on campus.

College scholars’ experience of Belonging addresses those scholar sub-populations and campus environments. It bargains readers useful guidance, underpinned via conception and learn, for aiding scholars belong and thrive. experience of belonging can come from friends, lecturers or school, relatives, social and educational teams, and dwelling and studying environments. The booklet offers:

  • a assessment and critique of present literature on feel of belonging in gentle of recent and rising theory

  • a new conceptual version of belonging which is helping the reader extend an realizing of experience of belonging

  • new and up to date examine findings from quantitative, qualitative, and combined equipment stories performed by means of the author

  • practical options for bettering academic environments, practices, guidelines, and courses to facilitate scholars’ feel of belonging on campus.

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