EDCI 2440 - Classroom Management
This course is designed to provide an overview of the best practices in both classroom and school-wide discipline models. The course helps students develop a personal system of discipline tailored to his or her individual philosophy and personality as well as to the needs, traits, and social realities of the school and community.
Instructional Method Lecture
Grade of C or better in ENGL 1010 English I, EDEX 2484 Introduction to Special Education, and EDFD 2020 Foundations of Education, AND grade of C or better in, or concurrent enrollment in, EDFD 2100 Educational Psychology
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of EDCI 2440 Classroom Management , the student will:
- Demonstrate understanding of the basic concepts of historical models of discipline and their contributions to the best of today’s approaches.
- Summarize the major points of discipline application models that depict today’s popular views of the purposes, strategies, and techniques of classroom management.
- Demonstrate strategies for working effectively with all students.
- Explain classroom management strategies and discipline models that are utilized in the local school district.
- Articulate his or her philosophy, theory, and practice of classroom management incorporating accepted practices.
- Prepare a written classroom management plan that is well organized and attuned to student needs and teacher preferences.
Upon completion of EDCI 2440 Classroom Management, the student will:
PO#1 Demonstrate an understanding of how learners grow and develop by designing and implementing developmentally appropriate and challenging learning experiences.
PO#2 Work with others to create environments that support individual and collaborative learning, encourages positive social interactions, and promotes active engagement in learning.
PO#3 Understand how to apply knowledge and skills to engage learners in critical thinking, creativity, and collaborative problem solving.
PO#4 Understand and uses multiple methods of assessment to monitor learning progress and to guide instructional decision making.
PO#5 Use a variety of instructional strategies to encourage learners to develop deep understanding and apply knowledge in meaningful ways.
PO#6 Utilize effective self-reflection to promote continuous improvement, seeks leadership roles to collaborate with classmates and instructors, and hold him/herself to a high standard.
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