Journal of Appreciative Education

Rethinking Student Conduct: An Appreciative Advising Approach

Kevin Fielding Adams


Student conduct administrators often meet with students who have violated their university’s policies or code of conduct. Many times, these students may feel like bystanders throughout the conduct process and could develop feelings of resentment or discontent with their institution or hearing officer. A new approach to student conduct administration utilizing the Appreciative Advising model presents an opportunity to engage students through conduct hearings to promote learning, community engagement, and overall satisfaction with the student conduct process.


Higher Education; Student Conduct

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ISSN: 2165-5421