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    • Connected schools: how do we build connectedness in schools? 

      Perrier-Evely, Christopher F. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019)
      This case study used a mixed methods research design to identify ways schools can build connectedness. Students and school staff completed a survey to show how connected they felt to their school, and ways connectedness ...
    • Developing a sense of belonging through using the circle of courage - west coast style journal 

      Middleton, Christine (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2019)
      A student’s sense of belonging to the school environment is vital to student engagement and success. Students’ feelings of belonging can directly impact the decision to attend school or to not attend. This is particularly ...
    • Examining the relationship between participation in extracurricular activities and school connectedness 

      Waldriff, Erik (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2011-05)
      A disconcerting number of alternative education students appear to be disconnected with school. The author of the present study hypothesized that students who spend more time in extracurricular activities have an increased ...
    • LGBTQ+ youth and sense of belonging in a school community 

      Taiji, Karma (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
      A psychological sense of belonging to a school community is an important factor in the academic success and wellbeing of youth. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, two-spirit, queer, and other sexuality and gender ...