CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT AND STUDENT RESPONSIBILITY
Credit points: 15
Classroom management is an important issue for many primary and secondary school administrators, teachers, parents and pupils and is an area in which there is considerable official and public interest. Students taking this subject evaluate a range of approaches suitable for preventing or handling inappropriate pupil behaviour. Opportunities are provided for students to learn techniques recommended by some of these approaches. Issues surrounding the development of a school classroom management policy are discussed and students develop skills in the development of targeted behaviour management plans.
SchoolSchool of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorRochelle Fogelgarn
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Equivalent subjects EDU4CSD
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Building classroom discipline||Recommended||Charles, C. (2005)||8TH ED, FRENCHS FOREST, NSW: PEARSON EDUCATION/ALLEN & BACON|
|Readings||Classroom management: creating positive learning environments||Recommended||Lyons, G., Ford, M. & Arthur-Kelly, M. (2011)||3RD ED, SOUTH MELBOURNE: CENGAGE LEARNING|
|Readings||Discipline dilemma||Recommended||Lewis, R.||2ND EDN, ACER, 1997.|
|Readings||Engagement: inclusive classroom management||Recommended||Brady, L. & Scully, A. (2005)||FRENCHS FOREST, NSW: PEARSON/PRENTICE-HALL|
|Readings||Learning for teaching: teaching for learning||Recommended||Whitton, D. et al (2010)||2ND ED, SOUTH MELBOURNE, CENGAGE LEARNING|
|Readings||Teaching: making a difference||Recommended||Churchill, R. et al (2012)||2ND ED, MILTON, QLD: JOHN WILEY AND SONS|
|Readings||You know the fair rule and much more: strategies for making the hard job of discipline in school easier (Rev. edition)||Recommended||Rogers, W.||MELBOURNE: ACER, 1998.|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Students develop an understanding of the causes of student behaviour and misbehaviour.
- Students attend an interactive full-day workshop at the intensive and engage reflectively will all material in the learning modules. Students respond reflectively to material in the learning modules.
02. Students engage with a range of strategies and management options for students across all years of learning.
- Students engage with a range of strategies and management options for students across all years of learning.
03. Students consider management options for creating and managing a safe learning environment
- Students construct a management plan for a classroom context using a given online pro-forma.
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Melbourne, 2017, Week 20-39, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRochelle Fogelgarn
One 6.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 22 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
Unscheduled Online Class
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 20 to week 39 and delivered via online.
"Directed Online Learning"
|Task 1a) Analytical response to video case studies (1000 words)||20||01, 02|
|Task 1b) Collaborative behaviour management planning matrix (500 words equivalence)||10||03|
|Task 1c) Classroom Management Plan (750 words equivalence)||10||01, 03|
|Task 1d) Analytical Reflection on Classroom Management during Placement (1000 words)||20||01, 02, 03|
|Task 2 Multi-media presentation: creating a positive learning environment (3000 words equivalence)||40||01, 02, 03|