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EDU 1109 Effective Classroom Management & Learning Environments

Students will be introduced to concepts of creating and preserving a setting in which children are afforded a safe, productive and responsive learning environment. The course intentions are for pre-service teachers to be exposed to, interact with and become prepared through an array of practical theories and practices to develop and maintain sustainable classroom cultures and climates affording all students the opportunity for an equitable quality of education.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Education
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Understand and explain an array of different theoretical perspectives to facilitate a productive learning environment in K-12 settings.
  • Articulate a comprehensive preliminary introduction to classroom management approach.
  • Identify quality role models of classroom management styles, approaches and practices.
  • Identify and explain student behaviors regarding culturally responsive teaching, student exceptionalities, classroom culture, climate and school setting.
  • Understand, analyze and articulate preventative models of student behavior and desired conduct.
  • Understand the components of models of behavior (prevention, intervention and proper conduct) while comparing and contrasting appropriate existing models (i.e. PBIS, PAX).
  • Express sustainable approaches to undesirable student conduct regarding effective and productive learning environments.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3