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College students' sense of belonging : a key to educational success for all students /

"Belonging with peers, in the classroom, or on campus is a crucial part of the college experience. It can affect a student's degree of academic achievement, or even whether they stay in school. Although much is known about the causes and impact of sense of belonging in students, little is known abou...

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Main Author: Strayhorn, Terrell L.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York ; London : Routledge, 2012
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Insights from literature and research
  • A plausible explanation
  • Sense of belonging and Latino students
  • Sense of belonging and gay students
  • "A bridge to belonging" : insights from first-year college students
  • Sense of belonging and STEM students of color
  • Sense of belonging and black male collegians : "bruthas 2 bruthas"
  • Sense of belonging and graduate students
  • Clubs, organizations, and sense of belonging
  • Epilogue.