The Effect of Class Suspension Alternatives as Disciplinary Action for Minor Student Offenses in LPU – Batangas: Basis for Policy Improvement

Meldrick Arjay A., Magsino, RN, Reynold S Beredo, JD
2017 Multilingual Academic Journal of Education and Social Sciences  
This study was conducted in order to determine the effect of class suspension alternatives as disciplinary action for minor student offenses in LPU -Batangas. Specifically, this study compared the percentages of minor student offenses per college and assessed the perception of former student violators and university personnel about the effects of these alternatives on behavior and academics. It tested the difference on the perceived effects of these alternatives between student violators and
more » ... nt violators and university personnel, and the differences of students' perceived effects of class suspension alternatives when grouped according to level of discouragement to commit more serious offenses. Results revealed that the existing class suspension alternatives served as effective deterrents of student misbehavior. The findings also showed that university personnel have a higher perception of the effects of these alternatives. Moreover, student violators who are not discouraged to commit more serious offenses are less perceptive to the effects of these alternatives.
doi:10.6007/majess/v5-i1/3015 fatcat:otdfdas5jnhdzclxkqaw7een7q