Dealing with Challenging Students in the Classroom


Nov. 5, 2018, 1pm to 2:30pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Graduate Commons (2141)



By participating in this workshop, you will:

  • Identify behaviors to be aware of (e.g., sexist or derogatory comments made to other members of the class, handling situations where your authority is being challenged, etc.) that could be distracting for other students and/or cause conflict(s) to arise

  • Discuss strategies for addressing challenging students

  • Understand the resources that are available to you to help address challenging students and conflict in the classroom

  • Understand the formal processes that are available for students, faculty, and staff to address conflicts


Mr. Phil Burns, UNLV Office of Student Conduct

Mr. Phoebe Kuo, Director, Student Counseling and Psychological Services

Life Cycle Stage: Early, Middle, and Late Master’s & Doctoral

Learning Experience: Panel

Pillars of Professional Development: Teaching

Admission Information

This workshop is open to UNLV graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance for the workshop.

Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

UNLV Graduate College & GPSA