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1 An Expectation of More Paul Calleja Kathleen Barta University of Arkansas Teaching Camp 2012 KB -.5

2 Goals of Our Session Develop a shared understanding of civility in the classroom Learn about techniques for promoting civility KB - 1

3 Group Feedback 3 Minutes With a partner, write down five to ten words that describe civility. PC - 5

4 What is Civility? PC - 3

5 What is Civility? According to Dictionary.com Courtesy: politeness A polite action or expression Our Thoughts The ability to consider the needs of someone else before yourself Kindness* Compassion Trust Respect PC - 2

6 The Importance of Civility in a Classroom Setting Freedom to think and be heard Innovation Dynamic learning Forward progress PC - 2

7 Current Examples of Incivility in Society Continuum of Incivility (Clark, 2011) University of Arizona Virginia Tech Our classrooms KB - 2

8 Causes of Incivility Developmental Stress The collision of expectations KB – 2

9 What Does Civility Look Like in an Academic Setting? The establishment of a cooperative community Students working together Students helping other students Positive relationships “I got your back” mentality PC - 2

10 Techniques for Enhancing Civility in the Classroom Develop a set of classroom rules or policies Be polite to others. Turn your cell phone off or to silent (Do not answer it during class). Ten point deduction from your total grade for each infraction after the first. There will be a cell phone parking lot break half way through each class (Time to check your texts). DO NOT send assignments to the professor via . They will not be accepted. All assignments must be turned in at the start of class on the day the assignment is due. Arrive on time to class (If you arrive late please sit at the back of the class). LATE ASSIGNMENTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED (Students are provided with information regarding all out of class assignments at the start of the semester. It is the student’s responsibility to start each assignment early so the assignment can be submitted either prior to the due date or on the due date. It would not be fair to those students who have planned ahead and submitted their assignments on time to accept late assignments. Ask as many questions as you like! PC- 15

11 Techniques for Enhancing Civility in the Classroom Team-building activities Sample activity - Chalkboard sentences Demonstrate respect for your students Listen before reacting Provide open lines for communicating Mandatory cool off periods Reinforce respect between students Remind students that all students should be allowed to express their thoughts during individual and group interactions Be consistent with your students PC- 15

12 What techniques do you use?

13 Resources Clark, C. M. (2009). Civility matters website. Theiss, S., & Hoga, M. (November, 2006). Classroom civility. Relative to Teaching, 1-3. Retrieved from University of Arkansas. (2010). Disruptive behavior guide. Retrieved from Weeks, K.M. (2011). In search of civility. NY: Morgan James Publisher. KB - 1


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