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Classroom Management (EEC-710)

Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0810-710-001
Instructor: Dennis Cowan
Days: Thursday 4:30 pm - 6:20 pm
Note: Online, Synchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3

Students must post a completed fieldwork log to Moodle
Students Must Take 600, 610, 620, 630 Before Taking705, 710, 720, 750 And 80025
Hours Of Fieldwork Required

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Related Syllabi: Mathew Zagami for Spring 2009*
Dennis Cowan for Summer 2011*
Dennis Cowan for Summer 2012*
Dennis Cowan for Summer 2013*
Dennis Cowan for Fall 2019*
Dennis Cowan for Summer 2020*
Dennis Cowan for Fall 2020*
Dennis Cowan for Fall 2021*

*Attention Students: Please note that the syllabi available for your view on these pages are for example only. The instructors and requirements for each course are subject to change each semester. If you enroll in a particular course, your instructor and course outline may differ from what is presented here.


Designed to: (1) define, specify, and measure behaviors recognized as necessary in the special child's repertoire; (2) equip teachers with behavior change principles; (3) provide a humanistic behavior modification approach and; (4) give practice in application of learning principles in effecting beneficial change to student's academic study and social behaviors.

Learning Goals:   B. PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES – based on the 6 goals of the Conceptual Framework1. Best Practices-•Students will gain an understanding of teaching as an art and have basic understanding of federal and State Law, and Regulations.•Students will gain an understanding of the changing structure of American Society and willexamine different models of classroom management.•Students will become familiar with various behavior and cognitive assessments.•Students will learn to assess and analyze the function of behaviors and to implement behavior intervention plans.•Students will examine the role of informal observation in assessing student behavior.2. Personal Critique-•Students will develop the practice of Self- reflection.•Students will examine Core beliefs, Assumptions and Expectations of classroom management.3. Social Justice-•Students will become familiar with how to design and share (1) strategies, (2) techniques and (3)activities for managing behavior.4. Diversity Awareness-•Students will appreciate and understand the impact of family dynamics, cultural influences, class and gender on behavior.•Students will become familiar with strategies that aid instruction.5. Wellness•Students will become familiar with strategies to help students with special needs in managing theclassroom.6. Conventions-•Students will become familiar with, design, and share (1) strategies, (2) techniques and (3) activities formanaging behavior•Students will become familiar with ways to modify curriculum, and use of different methods andmaterials, in order to design instruction and develop lessons to meet the needs of exceptional students.C. FIELD STUDY/PRACTICUM/CLINICAL PRACTICE/EXTENDED INSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.


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