Topic: Student Experience Research Network

A Research-based Lens for Responding to Transformative Crises

Chloe Stroman

Research on students’ experience of school can help guide education leaders as they respond to COVID-19 and systemic racism.

Communicating the Science of Motivation

Chloe Stroman

Resources from our partnership with the FrameWorks Institute highlight the challenges and opportunities in communicating about student motivation.

A Letter from the Executive Director

Lisa Quay

A letter from Executive Director Lisa Quay addresses anti-Black racism in academia and the education system.

Strategies for Building Educators’ Capacity to Understand and Be Responsive to Students’ Perspectives (Part 3 of 3)

Chloe Stroman

Cycles of practice and feedback, structures for personal and professional development, and support from intermediary organizations can help educators convey to students that their perspectives matter.

Strategies for Supporting Students’ Perceptions That They are Heard and Matter (Part 2 of 3)

Chloe Stroman

Approaches like participatory action research, project-based learning, civics education, and ethnic studies, as well as system-level efforts that are responsive to the local context, can support students’ perceptions of being heard.

Expanding the Conversation Around Student Voice (Part 1 of 3)

Chloe Stroman

Cues from the environment shape students’ perceptions that their voices are heard and their perspectives matter. These cues are present in what is taught, who is teaching, and how teaching and learning happens, and they connect to tangible outcomes.

The Role of Belonging in Postsecondary Completion

Chloe Stroman

The Student Experience Research Network hosted a briefing for congressional staff in Washington, D.C. about why student experience, and in particular, one’s sense of belonging, matters for postsecondary success.