12 Common Types of Difficult Students and What They Want: Best Practices for Dealing With Them and Managing Disruptive Classroom Behavior (EDU551G)

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Event Details
  • Pre-recorded Webinar
  • 90 minutes
  • Wed, May 27, 2015
Event Description
Get a 360 Degree Approach to Manage Difficult Students, Controlling Student Aggression and Fueling Their Success.

Institutions of higher education are becoming more diverse with students of all ages and backgrounds. Whether you're teaching a large lecture or a smaller seminar, there's often at least one difficult student in every class. It has been observed that many times, despite doing your best to intervene, some students seem to be unable and unwilling to behave as expected out of them.

This informative session by expert speaker Dr. Peggy Mitchell Clarke will help you identify several common types of difficult students and the behaviors they exhibit, as well as the needs they are attempting to meet. You will be able to learn various strategies that will help you deescalate students' aggressive behavior and will help you communicate effectively with them when it comes to their grades, their behavior, and consequences. You will learn effective strategies for managing the most common types of disruptive classroom behavior and promoting student success. Policies and procedures around student conduct violations will also be reviewed.

Other than that, the session will also cover points such as:

  • 12 common types of difficult students
  • Generational issues that impact teaching and learning
  • The role of technology in disruptive behavior
  • Academic entitlement and student success
  • Active listening principles
  • 4 common needs difficult students have
  • Basic problem solving strategies and interventions for common classroom disruptions
  • How to set boundaries
  • Deescalating aggressive students
  • Sample statements and "sound bites" to use in difficult conversations
  • Using your syllabus and first day of class strategically
  • Specific strategies for deescalating aggressive behaviors and disruptive behaviors
  • How to deal with side conversations, inaaproprate comments, and digital distractions
  • Student conduct issues and resources that will help you to deal with them

Session Highlights:

  • Types of difficult students and disruptive behavior
  • Active listening principles
  • Basic problem solving strategies
  • Strategies that work effectively to deescalate students' aggressive behavior  
  • Interventions for the most common types of disruptive behavior

Who Should Attend

  • College Faculty
  • College Advisors
  • College Counselors
  • Conduct Officer/Student Discipline
  • Disabilities/Accessibility Services Staff
  • First Year Experience/New Student Orientation Coordinators
  • Faculty Professional Development Coordinators
  • Veteran Services
  • Campus Safety/Campus Police
  • Student Services/Student Affairs
  • Academic Affairs
  • Behavioral Intervention Team
  • All Educators at K12 Level

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About Our Speaker(s)

Dr. Peggy Mitchell Clarke
Dr. Peggy Mitchell Clarke is a clinical psychologist, mental health consultant, and retired psychology professor who earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brown University and her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia. Dr. Clarke worked as a psychotherapist in a wide variety... More info