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Preventing Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom
You may be able to mitigate behavioral situations by establishing certain norms at the beginning of the class.
- Use your syllabus to set classroom behavioral expectations (include links to Student Code of Conduct and Procedures and netiquette rules).
- Outline the process of how disruptive behavior will be addressed.
- Outline consequences of disruptive behavior.
- Identify and address the disruptive behavior. Do not be confused with the student’s right to express his/her differing opinions.
KSU Academic Conduct Policies and Information
Office of Student Conduct
The Office of Student Conduct is responsible for the decision of cases involving students who are accused of violating campus rules, regulations, or policies; federal or state laws; and/or municipality ordinances. This site outlines the process and procedures regarding the management of student conduct issues.
Disruptive Student Guide
This site outlines the process for addressign student conduct issues. This site links to specific policies regarding student conduct.
Kent State Title IX Resources
The Center for Sexual Relationship Violence Support Services can be contacted at 330.672.8016, or email@example.com.
Classroom Conduct and Behavior Resources
Additional Support for Helping Students
Geauga Campus and TAC Counseling Services
This site provides information about counseling services for students.
Geauga Campus and TAC C.A.R.E. team
The CARE Team at Kent State University at Geauga coordinates a supportive, positive outreach toward students with concerning behavior when appropriate.
Geauga Campus and TAC Safety
This site provides information regarding campus safety contacts, the campus emergency guide, and other important information related to campus security. Includes information about A.L.I.C.E. training.