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)
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|05/21/21 - 10/29/21||11/01/21 - 12/26/21||Fall 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:
- Identify components of effective classroom management models.
- Apply fundamentals of behavior change theory (NBPT p.3).
- Distinguish between alterable and nonalterable variables.
- Develop a comprehensive behavior management plan (NBPT p.3).
- Integrate theoretical concepts into classroom / instructional practices (NBPT p. 1 and 4).
- Develop behavioral goals.
- Diagnose student behavior problems and plan interventions (NBPT p. 4).
- Evaluate methods for monitoring student progress (NBPT p. 3).
- 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.
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
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/
Schoolbehavior.com. (2001). Behavior. Retrieved from http://www.schoolbehavior.com/behavior.htm
Teacher Vision. (n.d.). Assessment accommodation glossary. Retrieved from
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
|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)|
|Publication Info:||Pro-Ed, Inc.|
|Author:||Kaplan, Joseph S|
|Book Title:||The Tough Kid Book, 3rd ed. (Hard copy available for purchase here- https://ancorapublishing.com/product/the-tough-kid-book/)|
|Publication Info:||Ancora Publishing|
|Author:||Rhode, Jenson and Williams|
Not current for future courses.