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ERIC Number: EJ1123149
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 29
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0162-5748
The Impact of Culturally Engaging Campus Environments on Sense of Belonging
Museus, Samuel D.; Yi, Varaxy; Saelua, Natasha
Review of Higher Education, v40 n2 p187-215 Win 2017
Low rates of student persistence and degree completion are a major concern of colleges and universities across the United States. It is therefore important for higher education researchers, policymakers, and practitioners to better understand how to maximize the success of higher education's increasingly diverse undergraduate populations. This article's investigation aims to increase knowledge of how campus environments shape students' sense of belonging in college. The article will briefly discuss the evolution of scholarly theory and discourse on college student success. Next, provide a synthesis of existing literature on the impact of campus environments on sense of belonging in college. Then, offer an overview of the Culturally Engaging Campus Environments (CECE) Model of college success, which seeks to explain the ways in which particular aspects of institutional environments influence sense of belonging and other important student outcomes in postsecondary education. In the remainder of the article, focus on the analyses of the relationship between culturally engaging campus environments and sense of belonging in college will be presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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