Relationship-Rich Education: Connect, Engage, and Learn
Decades of research demonstrate that the quality of student-faculty, student-staff, and student-student interactions are foundational to engaging, inclusive, and integrative learning. Educational relationships influence motivation, learning, belonging, and achievement for all students, and particularly for new majority students. Drawing on some 400 interviews with students, faculty, and staff across U.S. higher education, this interactive session will explore practical strategies that you can use to ensure that all students experience welcome and care, become inspired to learn, and explore the big questions that matter for their lives and our communities.
Presenter: Dr. Peter Felten, co-author of Relationship-Rich Education: How Human Connections Drive Success in College
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