Explore the rules and regulations operating at our University. You'll find relevant and practical guidance on preventing, handling and responding to incivility and disruption in the classroom.
To engage with these resources in Canvas, please visit the Classroom Management course.
ARU colleagues offer advice and their tried and tested strategies. Explore the below video, case study and workshop suggestions resources.
Conclusions from Classroom disruptions workshop held at Engage conference, June 2016
Further resources can be found in our Good Teaching Exchange.
Engaging students in learning and encouraging a positive university experience can lead to fewer problems in the classroom. Have a look at the resources below and consider if they may play a role in classroom issues.
Ten tips for teaching international students – Higher Education Academy
View the resources on classroom behaviour problems from a variety of institutions.
South East Essex College Behaviour Policy
Staffordshire University Student Behaviour Policy
Northumbrian University Disruptive Student Behaviour
Northumbrian University Student Charter
Northumbrian University Guides for acceptable conduct
University of Southern California Disruptive Behaviour Brochure
Wright State University Managing inappropriate student behaviour: A guide for Faculty and Staff
Students 'driven to social media in class by Fomo' – David Matthews, Times Higher Education
Disruptive classroom context with Dr David Morning, Talking about teaching seminar
We welcome comments, suggestions, and observations that would be helpful to other colleagues. Please send us your case study using our Case Study Template.
Contact us with ideas for future workshops, suggestions for resources or guidance or other strategies you've tried.