Class Management

Promoting Civility in Large Classes

Decorative: "Civility"


"Promoting Civility in Large Classes" (post) lists suggestions for "address[ing] the behaviors that faculty report as most irritating and troublesome":

  • Talking and inattention
  • Arriving late and leaving early
  • "Inattendance"
  • Missing deadlines
  • Callenges to authority

A. Talking and Inattention

1. "If students are chatting, make direct eye contact with them so that they know you see them."

New Student Code of Conduct: Academic Integrity

Decorative: "Academic Integrity"


"Student Code of Conduct - Academic Integrity" (pdf) contains the full document.

  • Effective May 1, 2019 the Student Code of Conduct - Academic Integrity, Student Code of Conduct - Non-Academic, and Student Code of Conduct - Appeal Policy, will replace the Code of Student Behaviour and Disciplinary Procedures.

The topics covered in the "Student Code of Conduct - Academic Integrity" include the following:

Section I: Introduction

Encouraging Authenticity: 29 Starter Questions

Decorative: "Authenticity is magnetic"


A. "29 Questions That Make People Let Down Their Guard and Be More Authentic" (post) lists 29 "[o]pen-ended inquiries that ... build trust every time."

1. The questions "dive into a person's history, likes and dislikes, personality and values, and they all give the impression that their individuality is of interest and consequence."

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