Faculty and Staff Resources
Responding to Student Issues
The Code of Conduct staff is committed to providing you and your students with accurate and relevant information regarding student conduct issues. You may request the following programs and presentations to be delivered to your department or to your students by contacting the Code of Conduct Office. Presentation length and content can be adapted to your needs.
For Faculty and Staff
Look for these programs on Training Manager.
Code of Conduct 101
The Code of Student Conduct establishes standards for student behaviors and a hearing process. In this presentation, participants will learn:
- The purpose, philosophy, and jurisdiction of the Code of Student Conduct
- Specific behaviors that constitute a Code violation
- Options for educational sanctions
- The steps of the student conduct hearing process
- Methods of reporting incidents
- How to become a member of the Community Standards Board
- Other resources for faculty and students
CIVITAS: Civility in the Classroom
In 2003, American University launched a civility campaign and produced an award winning educational video. This video is a series of humorous vignettes that capture common classroom disruptions. Participants will watch the video, analyze the demonstrated student behaviors, and discuss best practices for classroom management techniques.
Sexual Assault and Harassment: Know Title IX Policies for Students
Title IX of the Higher Education Act prevents the discrimination of students on the basis of sex, which includes any acts of sexual misconduct and harassment. In 2011, a nationwide emphasis was put on colleges to update their Title IX policies and to train faculty and staff on recognizing and reporting acts of sex discrimination. This presentation will introduce you to the laws, new Moraine Valley policies, and reporting procedures needed to comply with the federal law.
These programs and presentations can be brought to your classroom, student organization event, student employee trainings, student leader events, and more.
#Civility: Social Media and the College Student
Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube are great fun for most students and can serve an important purpose for social and professional networking, job searching, and much more. Social media, however, also can be a huge pitfall for students who use it inappropriately. This engaging presentation highlights a few cases of social media use gone wrong, civility on a college campus, and college policies.
CIVITAS: Civility in the Classroom
In 2003, American University launched a civility campaign and produced an award-winning educational video. This video is a series of humorous vignettes that capture common classroom disruptions. Students watch the video, analyze the demonstrated student behaviors, reflect on personal experiences, and discuss appropriate ways to act in the classroom.
People face conflict everyday within their families, on the roads, at the grocery store, and on the college campus. Everyone deals with conflict in different ways, which can lead to even more conflict. In this presentation, students will learn about their own conflict management style, how to improve their conflict management style, and general tips for resolving conflicts.
Jeopardy: Code of Student Conduct
America’s beloved game show is transformed into an educational program about the Code of Student Conduct. This Jeopardy game tests students’ knowledge about the student conduct process, examples of inappropriate behavior, and Moraine Valley trivia.
A Pirate’s Life for Me: Computer Piracy on College Campuses
Downloading music, movies, TV shows, and software is often easy but always illegal without proper copyright privileges. The federal government is cracking down on students who download media illegally on college networks. This presentation covers relevant federal laws and college policies, the ethical dilemma of downloading, and case studies of prosecuted college students. Great for technology or computer classes.