edu5csd classroom management



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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRebecca Miles-Keogh

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

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Equivalent subjects EDU4CSD

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Learning resources


Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsBuilding classroom disciplineRecommendedCharles, C. (2005)8TH ED, FRENCHS FOREST, NSW: PEARSON EDUCATION/ALLEN & BACON
ReadingsClassroom management: creating positive learning environmentsRecommendedLyons, G., Ford, M. & Arthur-Kelly, M. (2011)3RD ED, SOUTH MELBOURNE: CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsDiscipline dilemmaRecommendedLewis, R.2ND EDN, ACER, 1997.
ReadingsEngagement: inclusive classroom managementRecommendedBrady, L. & Scully, A. (2005)FRENCHS FOREST, NSW: PEARSON/PRENTICE-HALL
ReadingsLearning for teaching: teaching for learningRecommendedWhitton, D. et al (2010)2ND ED, SOUTH MELBOURNE, CENGAGE LEARNING
ReadingsTeaching: making a differenceRecommendedChurchill, R. et al (2012)2ND ED, MILTON, QLD: JOHN WILEY AND SONS
ReadingsYou know the fair rule and much more: strategies for making the hard job of discipline in school easier (Rev. edition)RecommendedRogers, 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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