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Strategies to Help Faculty Foster Belonging for All Students

Meeting Date(s):Friday, April 7, 2017
Instructor:Dr. Strayhorn
Contact Hours:2
Credit Type:

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Description:Students spend a considerable amount of time, per week, in college classrooms working with faculty and instructional staff. Given belonging's importance to college student success, it seems reasonable to pay attention to how faculty might foster belonging using evidence-based strategies. In this session, Dr. Strayhorn makes these points using national trends, achievement data, and insights from his most recent research. He offers key strategies and tools for faculty who want to foster belonging and success for students. Come learn and leave ready to act!