Policies Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents: •University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. •Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum. University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class.
If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality. Course Materials Charles, C. M. (2005), Building classroom discipline (8th ed. ). Needham Heights, MA: Allyn and Bacon. All electronic materials are available on the student website. Class Participation WKS 1-330 Discussion QuestionsWKS 1-330 Discipline Model PaperWK 340 Total 100 ASSIGNMENTS ________________________________________ Week 1 Assignments Week 1 Learning Objectives: Discipline Models for Educators •Analyze several discipline models.
•Compare and contrast the differences among various discipline models •Examine situations in which each discipline model would work best •Compare and contrast discipline systems for the primary, intermediate, and secondary grade levels with those currently used in the classrooms Room Arrangement •Identify effective classroom arrangements to minimize discipline problems Preventive Discipline •Analyze the causes of discipline problems 1. Read chapters 2-6 in Building classroom discipline (8th ed) Post biography in Chat Room (Day 1).
2. Respond to the Discussion Questions posted in the main classroom. Due: Day 3 Participate in the class discussion on at least 4 days during the online week according to the Participation guidelines. Brief Summary of Week One Deliverables AssignmentIndividual or Learning TeamLocationDue ParticipationIndividualMainOngoing— 4 days per week BioIndividualChat RoomTuesday Individual DQsIndividualMainThursday ________________________________________ Week 2 Assignments Week 2 Learning Objectives: Developing Classroom Rules and Procedures.
•Analyze a systematic approach to classroom management •Identify guidelines for developing classroom rules and procedures Communication Skills •Identify communication skills that promote successful classroom management Classroom Management Strategies and Effective Teacher Behaviors •Examine strategies to enhance students’ self-concepts •Describe the characteristics of a well-managed classroom •Identify the strengths and weaknesses of various teaching strategies in relation to effective classroom management Assignments 1. Read chapters 6-11 in Building classroom discipline (8th ed).