Promoting Belonging, Growth Mindset, and Resilience to Foster Student Success

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Published: March 2020

180 pp., 6" x 9"
Language: English

In recent years, growth mindset, resilience, and belonging have become popular topics for research and practice among college educators. The authors of this new volume deepen the conversation around these noncognitive factors that significantly impact student success. Along with offering support for the development of learning mindsets, this book contains strategies for faculty and staff to consider as they create initiatives, programs, and assessments for use in and outside the classroom. Informative features include:

- Learning Mindset Stories, highlighting how students, faculty, and staff members dealt with issues related to belonging, growth mindset, and resilience;

- Campus Conversations, providing questions for generating discussion among faculty, staff, and students on what institutions can do to incorporate learning mindsets with an eye toward student success; and

- Next Steps, serving as a roadmap for implementing institutional change.

Table of Contents:

Foreword by Greg Walton

Preface by Bryce Bunting

Introduction: Defining Student Success, Bryce Bunting

Chapter 1) A Rose by Any Other Name: A Common Language for Understanding Learning Mindsets, Doug Daugherty and Tim Steenbergh

Chapter 2) The Implications of Learning Mindsets for the First-Year Experience and Other Key Transitions, Bryce Bunting

Chapter 3) What Do Mindset and Belonging Interventions Look Like in the Classroom?, Amy Baldwin

Chapter 4) Mindset Interventions to Close the Achievement Gap, Doug Daugherty and Tim Steenbergh

Chapter 5) Changing Campus Culture to Foster Learning Mindsets, Latoya Lewis

Chapter 6) Professional Development to Foster Belonging, Growth Mindset, and Resilience, Latoya Lewis

Chapter 7) Creating an Assessment Plan for Learning-Mindset Interventions, Amy Baldwin

Appendix: A Glossary of Terms