In this excerpt from a virtual presentation at the annual conference of the National Society for Experiential Education on September 23, 2020, Peter Felten describes the first principle that he and Leo Lambert identify in their new book Relationship-Rich Education: All students must experience genuine welcome and deep care.

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Center for Engaged Learning. (2020, September 18). Principle 1: Genuine Welcome and Deep Care. Retrieved from