Civility at LBCC

Survey Finding

Full survey results can be found at the LBCC Office of Data and Decision Support web page.

Results of survey regarding In Class civility

 

Unacceptable Behaviors in Class

Majority Observe Often or Sometimes

Staff

  • Acting bored or uninterested
  • Doing unrelated activities
  • Talking with other students
  • Texting
  • Arriving late and/or leaving early
  • Being unprepared for class
  • Dominating discussion
  • Demanding Special favors

Students

  • Acting bored or uninterested
  • Doing unrelated activities
  • Talking with other students
  • Texting
  • Arriving late and/or leaving early
  • Being unprepared for class
  • Dominating discussion
  • Using profanity
  • Making sarcastic gestures or remarks

Bold designation: behavior seen often or sometimes
Underlined: unique concern for this group

 

Majority Observe Sometimes or Rarely

Staff

  • Sleeping
  • Refusing to answer a question
  • Letting a cell phone ring
  • Cheating
  • Sending you innapropriate emails
  • Making sarcastic gestures or remarks
  • Using profanity

Students

  • Sleeping
  • Refusing to answer a question
  • Letting a cell phone ring
  • Cheating
  • Challenging the instructor's knowledge or credibility

 

Bold designation: behavior seen often or sometimes
Underlined: unique concern for this group

 

Low Frequency but No Tolerance

Staff

  • Taunting or belittling other students
  • Making harassing comments
  • Making vulgar comments
  • Making threats of violence

Students

  • Taunting or belittling other students
  • Making harassing comments
  • Making vulgar comments
  • Making threats of violence

 

  
 

Results of survey regarding civility Around Campus:

 

Unacceptable Behaviors Around Campus

Majority Observe Often or Sometimes

Staff

  • Talking Loudly
  • Not holding open a door
  • Leaving garbage behind
  • Not saying "thank you"
  • Not practicing good hygiene
  • Standing, blocking hallways/elevators
  • Smoking OUT of designated areas
  • Using profanity

Students

  • Talking Loudly
  • Not saying "thank you"
  • Not practicing good hygiene
  • Using profanity

Bold designation: behavior seen often or sometimes
Underlined: unique concern for this group

 

Low Frequency but Zero Tolerance

Staff

  • Stealing personal items
  • Damaging College/personal property
  • Making Harassing comments
  • Making vulgar comments
  • Taunting or belittling other students
  • Making threats of violence

Students

  • Stealing personal items
  • Damaging College/personal property
  • Making Harassing comments
  • Making vulgar comments
  • Taunting or belittling other students
  • Making threats of violence

 

 

Results of survey regarding In Class civility:

Staff & Student Suggestions for Possible Actions to Improve Civility On Campus

Possible actions

Staff

  • Promotion and or reimagining of the LBCC Student Code of Conduct
  • Promotion and or reimagining of the LBCC Staff Code of Conduct
  • **Greater emphasis on civility during new student orientation
  • Increased offering and/or promotion of on-campus group activities
  • Design and offering of specifically civility-related campus events
  • Integration of civility components into students' coursework and/or degree requirements

Students

  • **Greater emphasis on civility during new student orientation
  • **Increased offering and/or promotion of on-campus group activities
  • Increased offering and/or promotion of cultural activities
  • Design and offering of specifically civility-related campus events
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