With an increase in online learning, the educational experience is evolving at an unprecedented pace for both students and teachers. Now more than ever, it is of great importance that we focus on making our online learning spaces as inclusive as possible to ensure a positive and effective learning experience for all as well as invest in students’ sense of belonging to avoid feelings of isolation that may come with online learning.

In the short video below, Elizabeth Hauke, a Principal Teaching Fellow at Imperial College London, outlines some simple, practical steps that you can take to enhance sense of belonging in your online interactions and is a call to all educators to be bold and share ideas with each other on how they go about facilitating sense of belonging.

Inclusivity and belonging in the online classroom

Dr Elizabeth Hauke outlines some of the methods you can use to enhance students' sense of belonging in your online interactions.