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2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AE 4245 - Classroom Management

Credits: 3

The goal of this course is to enable teacher candidates to design, organize, and facilitate positive learning environments. Students will observe, document, devise, and discuss consistent teacher behaviors that encourage high standards of student involvement in classroom activities. Students will investigate how effective management skills and high-quality instruction can facilitate learning environments where all students can learn and succeed. Proficiencies are determined by the candidate’s ability to plan and design clear expectations about appropriate and inappropriate behavior, efficient use of time, room organization, dissemination of materials, cleanup, and project storage. Study includes the teaching cycle, positive characteristics of classroom managers, and prescriptions for effective management of the classroom and instruction. Legal rights, due process, and school governance augment the course objectives.

Prerequisites: AE 3221 - Equity in Learning ; AE 3241 - Critical Issues in Art Education ; must be an Art Education major

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Students design tools and techniques to establish a safe, inclusive and respectful K-12 learning environment for a diverse population of students.
  • Students assess tools and techniques used to foster predictable learning environments that support positive K-12 student relationships.
  • Students choose tools and techniques that build relationships across a range of K-12 students’ abilities and needs.
  • Students integrate lessons that support opportunities for K-12 students to work in teams and develop leadership.
  • Students demonstrate effective communication through Field Experiences and communication with Cooperating Teachers.
  • Students evaluate case studies that exhibit complex, dynamic teaching environments.

AE 4245 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

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