- Course Number:
- ED 217
- Course Title:
- Classroom Management
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Course DescriptionIntroduces several approaches to proactive classroom management. Strategies for setting up an appropriate room environment and establishing procedures, systems, and rules will be introduced and practiced. Behavior management will also be introduced and practiced. Prerequisites: WR 115 and RD 115. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Apply understanding of a variety of classroom management approaches in order to participate in the successful implementation of management systems commonly used in schools and classrooms.
- Develop and implement a proactive classroom management plan to facilitate effective instruction adapted to the individual's work settings.
- Objectively record and communicate descriptions of behavior.
- Participate in design/selection and implementation of behavior change plans to manage individual student behavior.
Course Activities and Design
The content of this course will be delivered through lecture, video, simulation, and class discussion/sharing. Other techniques will be used depending upon the size of the class, student background and instructional materials available.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Students' progress will be evaluated and criteria for assigning a course grade by the following tools:
- Write and present a summary of theory and applications of a leading authority on classroom management.
- Write a proactive classroom management plan based on application of theories and strategies presented in class.
- Present an original project demonstrating a change in behavior using concepts taught in class.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Communication: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to communicate effectively by determining the purpose of communication; analyzing audience and context to sue appropriate language and modality; and by responding to feedback to achieve clarity, coherence, and effectiveness.
Community and environmental responsibility: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to apply scientific, cultural, and political perspectives in understanding the natural and social world and in addressing the consequences of human activity both globally and locally, demonstrating an understanding of social change and social action.
Critical thinking and problem solving: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to think critically and creatively to solve problems, understanding and using various methods of reasoning and evaluating information and it sources.
Culture awareness: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the varieties of human cultures, perspectives, and forms of expressions as well as their own cultures complexities.
Professional competence: Graduates of Portland Community College should demonstrate mastery in a discipline of profession at a level appropriate to program and transfer requirements through the application of concepts, skills, processes, and technology in the performance of authentic tasks that enhance community involvement and employability.
Self-reflection: Graduates of Portland Community College should be self-appraising in applying the knowledge and skills they have learned, examining and evaluating personal beliefs and comparing them with the beliefs of others.