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Motivation, Building Relationships, and the Role of Belonging in Distance Learning (SIG-ED)
Sunday, 31/Oct/2021:
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location: Salon H, Lobby Level, Marriott

External Resource:
ID: 205 / [Single Presentation of ID 205]: 1
90 minutes
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Topics: Library and Information Science
Keywords: distance learning, belonging, mentoring, graduate students, undergraduate students

Motivation, Building Relationships, and the Role of Belonging in Distance Learning (SIG-ED)

Rachel Williams1, Danielle Pollock1, Agnes Mainka2, Michael Brinkmeier2, Elisaweta Ossovski2

1Simmons College, USA; 2Institute for Computer Science Universität Osnabrück, Germany

This SIG-ED panel addresses the role of belonging in distance learning in a variety of learning contexts, including typical online courses as well as in independent studies and other mentoring contexts. The panel explores the impact of belonging on student success and considers how instructors’ choices in course design, technology use, mentoring, and other aspects of distance learning can enhance or detract from fostering a sense of belonging.