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Civility/Incivility in the College Classroom
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Incivility is any kind of disruptive classroom behavior that shows disrespect or disregard for the instructor and fellow-students. It can dramatically diminish the effectiveness of a course and cause great stress for the instructor. This section starts with several sites that describe forms of incivility, suggestions for handling it, and current research on incivility. The remaining links provide practical approaches for reducing and dealing with disruptive classroom behaviors.