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Table 4 Incidence of uncivil faculty behaviors based on experiences students and faculty

From: Nursing faculty academic incivility: perceptions of nursing students and faculty

Faculty behavior Rater N M SD SEM t df p
Arriving late for scheduled activities Faculty 31 1.806 0.402 0.07 1.14 147 0.26
Student 118 1.703 0.459 0.04
Leaving scheduled activities early Faculty 31 1.742 0.445 0.08 2.97 147 0.00
Student 118 1.449 0.500 0.05
Cancelling scheduled activities without warning Faculty 31 1.839 0.374 0.07 1.76 147 0.05
Student 118 1.678 0.469 0.04
Being unprepared for scheduled activities Faculty 31 1.645 0.486 0.09 0.09 147 0.92
Student 118 1.636 0.483 0.04
Not allowing open discussion Faculty 31 1.581 0.502 0.09 0.46 147 0.65
Student 118 1.534 0.501 0.05
Refusing to allow make up exams, extensions, or grade changes Faculty 31 1.548 0.506 0.09 −0.71 147 0.48
Student 118 1.619 0.488 0.05
Ineffective teaching style/methods Faculty 31 1.710 0.461 0.08 −0.40 147 0.69
Student 118 1.746 0.437 0.04
Deviating from the course syllabus, changing assignments or test dates Faculty 31 1.613 0.495 0.09 −0.41 147 0.68
Student 118 1.653 0.478 0.04
Being inflexible, rigid and authoritarian Faculty 31 1.677 0.475 0.09 −0.09 147 0.92
Student 118 1.686 0.466 0.04
Punishing the entire class for one student’s misbehavior Faculty 31 1.516 0.508 0.09 −1.49 147 0.14
Student 118 1.661 0.475 0.04
Making statements about being disinterested in the subject matter Faculty 31 1.581 0.502 0.09 −0.47 147 0.64
Student 118 1.627 0.486 0.05
Being distant and cold towards others (unapproachable reject students opinions) Faculty 31 1.516 0.508 0.09 −0.94 147 0.35
Student 118 1.610 0.490 0.05
Refusing or reluctant to answer questions Faculty 31 1.548 0.506 0.09 0.39 147 0.70
Student 118 1.509 0.502 0.05
Subjective grading Faculty 31 1.742 0.445 0.08 1.44 147 0.15
Student 118 1.602 0.492 0.05
Making condescending remarks or put downs Faculty 31 1.645 0.486 0.09 0.35 147 0.72
Student 118 1.610 0.490 0.05
Exerting superiority rank over others Faculty 31 1.677 0.475 0.09 1.27 147 0.21
Student 118 1.551 0.500 0.05
Threatening to fail a student for not complying with faculty’s demands Faculty 31 1.516 0.508 0.09 −0.60 147 0.55
Student 118 1.576 0.496 0.05
Making rude gestures or behaviors towards others Faculty 31 1.613 0.495 0.09 0.78 147 0.44
Student 118 1.534 0.501 0.05
Ignoring disruptive student behavior Faculty 31 1.677 0.475 0.09 1.69 147 0.09
Student 118 1.509 0.502 0.05
Being unavailable outside of class (not returning calls or emails, not maintaining office hours) Faculty 31 1.645 0.486 0.09 0.44 147 0.66
Student 118 1.602 0.492 0.05
  1. M Mean, SD Standard Deviation, SEM Standard Error Mean, t t-test statistic, df degrees of freedom, p p-value