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EDUC527 - Classroom Management for the 21st Century

Course Details

Course Code: EDUC527 Course ID: 4646 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course is designed for the practicing K-12 education professional and focuses on positive classroom management approaches and strategies. This course reviews models of classroom management as well as the fundamentals of behavior change. Program candidates will explore systematic approaches including Response to Intervention (RTI) and Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and topics such as cultural considerations, data tools, assessment and analysis of behaviors, and fostering community and collaboration in classrooms. In this course, candidates will focus on implementing strategies for class-wide, small group, and individual intervention as well as methods for monitoring student progress. Equivalent to EDUC524. (Prerequisite: EDUC503)





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify components of effective classroom management models.
  2. Apply fundamentals of behavior change theory (NBPT p.3).
  3. Distinguish between alterable and nonalterable variables.
  4. Develop a comprehensive behavior management plan (NBPT p.3).
  5. Integrate theoretical concepts into classroom / instructional practices (NBPT p. 1 and 4).
  6. Develop behavioral goals.
  7. Diagnose student behavior problems and plan interventions (NBPT p. 4).
  8. Evaluate methods for monitoring student progress (NBPT p. 3).
  9. Develop action plans to address personal challenges in effectively working with student behavioral issues (NBPT p. 1).

Required Course Textbooks

Kaplan, S. J. (1995). Beyond behavior modification: A cognitive-behavioral approach to behavior management in the schools (3rd ed.). Austin, TX: Pro-ed.

Rhode, G., Jenson, W. R., & Reavis, H. K. (1996). The tough kid book: Practical classroom management strategies. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.

Required Readings

Assigned portions from the Dr. Mac website. www.behavioradvisor.com

Assigned portions from the IRIS Center: www.iriscenter.com

Assigned portions form www.rti4success.org

Assigned portions from www.pbis.org

Additional Resources

In addition to the required course texts the following public domain websites and sources are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using internet sources as well. Please note: website addresses are subject to change.

4Teachers.org. (n.d.).Teach with technology. Retrieved from http://www.4teachers.org/

ASHA. (2009). Retrieved from http://www.asha.org/default.htm & http://www.familyvillage.wisc.edu/lib_comd.htm

Schoolbehavior.com. (2001). Behavior. Retrieved from http://www.schoolbehavior.com/behavior.htm

Teacher Vision. (n.d.). Assessment accommodation glossary. Retrieved from

http://www.teachervision.fen.com/teaching-methods/educational-testing/4132.html

Webster, M. (2003). Technology tips for classroom teachers. Retrieved from http://www.edzone.net/~mwestern/

YouTube. (2008). Helping young aggressive children beat the odds. Retrieved from

http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/mental-health-conduct-disorder

Book Title:Beyond Behavior Modification: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach..., 4th ed (Link- https://www.proedinc.com/Products/14236/beyond-behavior-modification-a-cognitivebehavioral-approach-to-behavior-management-in-the-schoolfourth-edition.aspx)
ISBN:9781416410362
Publication Info:Pro-Ed, Inc.
Author:Kaplan, Joseph S
Unit Cost:$92.22
Book Title:Tough Kid Book : Practical Classroom Management Strategies - hard copy available to purchase from https://www.ancorapublishing.com/
ISBN:9781599090429
Publication Info:Sopris West
Author:Rhode, Ginger / Jenson, William R. / Reavis, Kenton
Unit Cost:$35.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.