Virtual Event

Unlocking the Power of Belonging in Your Course

Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, one of the world’s leading experts on belonging in higher ed, will share tools and strategies you can use to ensure students feel known, understood and supported.

APRIL 18

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2:00PM ET

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Virtual Event

Unlocking the Power of Belonging in Your Course

Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, one of the world’s leading experts on belonging in higher ed, will share tools and strategies you can use to ensure students feel known, understood and supported.

APRIL 18

th

2:00PM ET

Even when you control for academic factors and financial aid, research shows that a significant number of students still end up dropping out of college. Dr. Terrell Strayhorn believes the failure to find community, connection, and belonging accounts for as much as 60 percent of the reason why many students never end up completing a degree.

Drawing on the latest research and front-line practice, Professor Strayhorn, one of the world’s leading experts on belonging, will highlight the unique challenges faced by today’s students and why belonging has never been more important. In this interactive presentation, we’ll put a face to the current state of belonging and share practical tools and strategies you can use to ensure students feel connected, supported and valued.

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Join Us To Learn

  • How belonging reduces stress and anxiety—and enables students to learn more effectively
  • Techniques for building trust and connection, with you and between students 
  • How to use ‘belonging messages’ to motivate students and spur academic success
  • Research-based practices for using digital learning tools and AI to improve outcomes for all
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College Students’ Sense of Belonging

In College Students’ Sense of Belonging, Dr. Strayhorn offers readers the latest research on belonging, how it develops for students, and conceptual models instructors can use to help students not only achieve a sense of belonging, but thrive throughout their educational journey.

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About the Speaker

Dr. Terrell Strayhorn is a leading authority in the fields of education, psychology, and leadership, and is internationally-known for his ground-breaking research and scholarship on sense of belonging. He has authored over 12 books, more than 200 academic publications and is a contributing writer for Entrepreneur, AllBusiness, Thrive Global, and leads the “Belonging Matters” blog for Psychology Today. Driven by a genuine passion for helping others, Dr. Strayhorn has dedicated his career to working with individuals from diverse, vulnerable,and system-impacted backgrounds. Strayhorn currently serves as Professor of Education and Psychology at Virginia Union University.