Presentation on theme: "Student Conduct and Community Standards"— Presentation transcript:
1 Student Conduct and Community Standards Jeff Smith Student Judicial Affairs Officer Aims Community College
2 What doesn’t go over well Texting, ing, or using cell phones/lap tops during classArriving late or leaving earlyTalking or chit chat during lectureObscene languageDisrespectful or rude behaviorPersistent arguing with the instructorMonopolizing conversationFrustrating efforts of the instructor to maintain controlViolating class conduct provisions of course syllabiVerbally abusing or threatening anyoneUnder the influence of alcohol or drugsOthers?
3 Civility, Manners, and Etiquette Civility StatementAims Community College is committed to the highest standards of academic and ethical integrity, acknowledging that respect for self and others is the foundation of educational excellence. As such, we will cultivate an environment of mutual respect and responsibility. Whether we are students, faculty, or staff, we have a right to be in a safe environment, free of disturbance and civil in all aspects of human relations. (Aims Student Handbook, p. 4)
4 Manners and Etiquette1- Think things out before you speak 2- Always be understanding and forgiving 3- Don’t speak loudly or interrupt 4- Speak with respect and avoid arguments 5- Be genuinely interested in others, be a good listener 6- Do not swear, do smile and be friendly 7- Pay attention to how you carry yourself 8- Do not put others down or gossip 9- Use proper grammar and spelling, proofread everything 10- Breed sympathy, kindness, and tolerance
5 In the classroom Attend class and pay attention Be on time and stay until the endGive full attention while the instructor or another student is speakingShow respect and concern for others by not monopolizing class discussionsTurn off all electronic devices, including cell phones, pagers, MP3 players, ect.Refrain from text messaging at all costsFocus on class materials during class timeObtain permission from your instructor if you want to bring a visitor to class
6 Expectations You went to College for a reason Industry expects you to have a specific level of professionalism and knowledgeComputer savvy, intelligent, well manneredYou are who they want, so show your skills
7 Further QuestionsContact Jeff Smith (970) Office-Allied Health and Sciences #104