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Course SummaryEducation 103: Classroom Management has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. The course is taught by expert instructors who explain the basics of classroom management in an easy-to-understand way. Finishing the course can help you jumpstart your degree.
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The course objective is to learn strategies for effectively managing a classroom, including disciplinary practices, scheduling, parental communication, and teaching to different cultural learning styles.
Your grade for this course will be calculated out of 300 points. The minimum score required to pass and earn real college credit for this course is 210 points, or an overall course grade of 70%. The table below shows the assignments you must complete and how they'll be incorporated into the overall grade.
|Proctored Final Exam||200|
Quizzes are meant to test your comprehension of each lesson as you progress through the course. Here's a breakdown of how you will be graded on quizzes and how they'll factor into your final score:
- You will have 3 attempts to take each quiz for a score.
- The highest score of your first 3 attempts will be recorded as your score for each quiz.
- When you've completed the course, the highest scores from your first 3 attempts at each quiz will be averaged together and weighed against the total possible points for quizzes. For instance, if your average quiz score is 85%, you'll receive 85 out of 100 possible points for quizzes.
- After your initial 3 attempts, you can take a quiz for practice as many times as you'd like.
- You will need to pass each quiz with a score of at least 80% to earn course progress for the lesson. However, it is not necessary to earn 80% within the first three quiz attempts.
Proctored Final Exam
The proctored final exam is a cumulative test designed to ensure that you've mastered the material in the course.
- You'll earn points equivalent to the percentage grade you receive on your proctored final. (So if you earn 90% on the final, that's 180 points toward your final grade.)
- If you're unsatisfied with your score on the exam, you'll be eligible to retake the exam after a 3-day waiting period.
- You can only retake the exam twice, so be sure to use your study guide and fully prepare yourself before you take the exam again.
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Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Apply classroom management techniques such as behaviorism, humanism and operant conditioning.
- Demonstrate the link between classic classroom management and classroom management.
- Develop a personal philosophy for classroom management and understand why such philosophies are important.
- Understand and assess the impact of student motivation on learning.
- Create plans for daily classroom schedules.
- Demonstrate ways to create effective, respectful and challenging learning environments.
- Outline strategies for applying discipline in the classroom.
- Summarize the Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) method and categorize management strategies for diverse classrooms.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Education 103 consists of short video lessons that are organized into topical chapters. Each video is approximately 5-10 minutes in length and comes with a quick quiz to help you measure your learning. The course is completely self-paced. Watch lessons on your schedule whenever and wherever you want.
At the end of each chapter, you can complete a chapter test to see if you're ready to move on or have some material to review. Once you've completed the entire course, take the practice test and use the study tools in the course to prepare for the proctored final exam. You may take the proctored final exam whenever you are ready.
How Credit Recommendations Work
This course has been evaluated and recommended by ACE and NCCRS for 3 semester hours in the lower and upper division baccalaureate degree categories, respectively. To apply for transfer credit, follow these steps:
- If you already have a school in mind, check with the registrar to see if the school will grant credit for courses recommended by either ACE or NCCRS.
- Complete Education 103 by watching video lessons and taking short quizzes.
- Take the Education 103 final exam directly on the Study.com site.
- Request a transcript to be sent to the accredited school of your choice!
- Check out this page for more information on Study.com's credit-recommended courses.
|Practical Classroom Management||Evaluate several classroom management techniques and strategies. Differentiate between behaviorism, constructivism and humanism in terms of practical instructional techniques. Study the educational theories of Wong, Driekurs, Glasser and Ginott, as well as the use of operant conditioning in the classroom.|
|Psychology & Classroom Management||Explain Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, as well as other relevant psychological concepts, including attribution theory, expectancy value theory, self-efficacy, self-concept, self-determination theory and learned helplessness in children.|
|Personal Approach to Classroom Management||Identify the characteristics that make teachers effective leaders. Know how teachers develop a personal classroom philosophy, plan instructional procedures, develop classroom designs, develop rapports with students, manage stress, involve parents and work with administrators.|
|Engagement & Motivation in the Classroom||Evaluate the importance of motivation in the classroom. Understand how student engagement is affected by extracurricular participation. Summarize goal orientation theory and social-cognitive learning theory. Discover strategies that boost student engagement and encourage self-directed learning.|
|Routines & Technology in the Classroom||Study typical classroom expectations, as well as normal daily classroom routines and schedules. Evaluate the modern application of technology in educational environments.|
|Forming Positive Learning Environments||Learn how to create a supportive, respectful, challenging and responsible classroom environment. Study strategies to help students cope with difficult situations.|
|Addressing Classroom Disciplinary Problems||Know how to respond to disciplinary problems in the classroom and prevent instances of bullying/school violence. Study several theories related to classroom discipline and learn how to reduce undesirable classroom behaviors.|
|Management Strategies for Diverse Classrooms||Analyze culturally-responsive classroom management strategies. Know how to adapt instruction based on student needs. Study differentiating instruction concepts.|
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|Completed all lessons in Education 103: Classroom Management course and achieved 100% Quiz Progress.|
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