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Unit description

Introduces a holistic approach to classroom management designed to guide teachers in promoting a positive and constructive learning environment in schools and other educational settings. Teachers bring their understanding of students’ development and characteristics of students and how these may affect learning. Analysis, evaluation and application of classroom management concepts, processes, and skills, required to teach are addressed to promote positive group and individual behaviour in students for learning.  

Unit content

Module 1 Effective classroom management

Module 2 The role of the learning environment

Module 3 The whole person approach to classroom management

Module 4 Classroom management techniques 

Module 5 Managing challenging behaviour

Module 6 Optimising student engagement and learning

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate a knowledge of existing institutional policies relating to classroom management of individual and group social behaviour, and the effect these policies have on the practice of behaviour management
2demonstrate knowledge of classroom management regarding whole person approach, and the significance of the learning environment including innovative teaching strategies and routines
3analyse the roles and responsibilities of teachers in classroom management, in partnership with parents
4identify and apply proactive processes that lead to student engagement and self-regulation including social skills training, conflict resolution, and cooperation for classroom management

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate a knowledge of existing institutional policies relating to classroom management of individual and group social behaviour, and the effect these policies have on the practice of behaviour management
  2. demonstrate knowledge of classroom management regarding whole person approach, and the significance of the learning environment including innovative teaching strategies and routines
  3. analyse the roles and responsibilities of teachers in classroom management, in partnership with parents
  4. identify and apply proactive processes that lead to student engagement and self-regulation including social skills training, conflict resolution, and cooperation for classroom management

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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