Course Outline for EPI0001 - CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

Full Course Title: Classroom Management (IC)
Course Description:
This course provides the participant to set up a classroom, establish classroom policies and procedures, create objective-based lesson plans that integrate Sunshine State Standards, identify various teaching strategies and presentation styles, and manage behavior problems in the classroom. Students will also develop methods to maintain cooperative relations with all stakeholders in the educational process and review legal obligations of the teaching profession.
Credit Hours: Clock Hours: 40.00 Lecture Hours: 40.00
Lab Hours: Clinical Hours:
Funding Category: Educational Prep Institute
General Education Status: No
Geordon Rule: No
Pre/Co-requisite: Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree and 2.5 GPA
Materials/equipment/Links required by student:
Course Effective Term: Fall 2014
Course Outline Creation Term: Fall 2007
Course Outline Revision Term: Spring 2009

Special Fees:

  • There are no Special Fees for this course.

Methods of Assessment:

  • Objective Tests
  • Essay Tests
  • Projects
  • Skill Demonstration
  • Group Participation
  • Other

Learning Outcomes

General Education Learning Outcomes:
Communications: Demonstrate effective communication skills for a variety of audiences.
Humanities: Demonstrate an awareness of and an ability to effectively analyze creative works.
Mathematics: Demonstrate an understanding of mathematical concepts to solve real-world problems.
Natural Sciences: Demonstrate comprehension of fundamental concepts, principles or processes about the natural world.
Social Sciences: Understand and apply sociological, cultural, political, psychological, historical and economic principles to a global environment.
Institutional Learning Outcomes:
Critical Thinking: Engage in purposeful reasoning to reach sound conclusions.
Ethics: Demonstrate the ability to make informed decisions based on ethical principles and reasoning.
Global Awarness: Exhibit a sense of social, cultural and global responsibility.
Information Literacy: Demonstrate the ability to find, evaluate, organize and use information.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Develop skills at managing individual and classroom behaviors.
  • Develop a record-keeping system to document student performance, attendance, contact information, and artifacts.
  • Identify and develop classroom strategies establishing a consistent, supportive, and engaging environment that supports and promotes school safety.
  • Develop effective content area objective-based lesson plans that relate instruction to the Florida adopted standards.
  • Identify various teaching strategies and presentation styles.
  • Analyze and practice effective communication skills with students, parents, faculty, other professionals, and the public, including those who do not speak English as a primary language.
  • Evaluate the effects of Florida and other state standardized tests on classroom management.
  • Discuss legal and ethical obligations of professional educators in Florida.