Workshop: Coping with Misconduct in the College Classroom 

Course ID - CTD0456  

Short Title: Classroom Misconduct  

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 

Audience:   Faculty  
Length of Workshop:    3 hours
Prerequisite none

During this workshop presenter will address the following areas of concern: methods of identifying and addressing misconduct in its various forms both in the classroom and elsewhere on campus; the relevance and applicability of the code of student conduct; the rationale for documentation and "how to do it"; the means for overcoming aversions to the administration of discipline; the pros and cons of referrals for counseling and mental health services; a perspective on how to deal with students who are both disruptive and have a documented psychiatric disability; and strategies of dealing with serious or dangerous crises. 

* Approved CT&D Workshop for Faculty Professional Development hours.


 As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain their rights and responsibilities when dealing with disruptive students
  • Understand the requirement of due process in dealing with disruptive students
  • Describe the advantages and pitfalls of referring disruptive students for counseling or psychological services
  • Identify important rationales and practical methods for documenting incidents of student disruption
  • Describe essential methods for minimizing physical risk in dealing with disruptive students
  • Explain practical strategies for dealing with such disruptive behaviors as lateness, chattering, sleeping in class, plagiarism and acts of rudeness


Reference #





Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0456 
Course Title: Classroom Misconduct 
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.