Unit: Designing to create a sense of belonging - Coggle Diagram
Unit: Designing to create a sense of belonging
Related concept: Collaboration
Global context: Identities and Relationships
Strand: Identity formation, self-esteem, status, roles
and role models
Key concept: Development
Developing different ideas, thoughts for a common objective
Overall development as a community
SOI: Developing a sense of belonging promotes synergy within a community
Understanding of the statement
A sense of belonging to a greater community helps to improve one’s motivation, health, and happiness
Promotion of ideas and thoughts with various cultural beliefs within a community
Sense of belonging
Inclusivity allows connectivity, collaboration and different perspectives to emerge
What makes a community?
Group of individuals who share something in common
Shared attributes of the individuals
Can communities be virtual as well as face-to-face?
Communities can be created across various platforms
Each platform has its own advantages and disadvantages which could include safety/security and productivity, to name a few.
Why are communities needed?
Human beings are social animals
To unite all individuals
Being a part of a community can make us feel as though we are a part of something greater than ourselves
Being a part of a community gives us opportunities to connect with other individuals, to reach for our goals, and makes us feel safe and secure.
What are our responsibilities to a community?
How can members of a community benefit from one another?
Exchange of ideas
Does diversity benefit a community?
Diversity not only supports and enhances your community now, ensures longevity and future growth.
Could cause conflict regarding control, ideas, and religion, to name a few
Emotional belonging to a community?
Sense of community
New and existing students (ages 13 to 18): Emotional support which would help to ensure good mental health and well-being
My emotional connection: As a student, I firmly believe that academic and peer pressure along with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic does degrade mental health hence an emotional support community must be created
Colours & community diversity
Ongoing COVID-19 pandemic impact on mental health and well-being of new and existing students from the ages 13 to 18