Classroom management

Course Code: PIPP3601 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2022-2023
Domain: Education Sciences • Field of study: Pedagogy of primary and preschool education
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Ramona - Iulia Herman
Seminar tutor: Ramona Stefana Petrovan
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Lecture
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

1. Knowledge of the fundamental concepts of management and their application to the specifics of class / group management;
2. Training skills in designing, implementing and evaluating class / group management systems and methods;
3. Formation of critical thinking, strategic thinking and the ability to make decisions.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

Topic 1: General issues of student and classroom management
Topic 2: Dimensions of student / group classroom management
Topic 3: Classroom management - effective strategies, applications 
Topic 4: Educational interactions in the classroom
Theme 5: Social-affective relations and influential relations
Topic 6: Managing educational crisis situations in the students classroom/ group of children

Teaching methods:

Exposition, description, demonstrative example, debate

Learning outcomes:

Designing training or educational programs for primary and preschool education.
The managerial approach of the group of preschoolers / small schoolchildren, of the educational process and of the activities of
age-specific learning / social integration of the target group
Counseling, guidance and psycho-pedagogical assistance of various categories of people / educational groups
(preschoolers, toddlers / students, families, teachers, employees, etc.)

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

60% written paper, 40% seminar work

Recommended reading:

Angus J. MacNeil , Doris L. Prater & Steve Busch, The effects of school culture and climate on student achievement, International Journal of Leadership in Education , Caligornia , 2009 , 100
Marzano, R. J., Marzano, J. S., Pickering, D. J., Classroom Management That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Every Teacher, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Alexandria , Virginia , 2003 , 200
Tschannen-Moran, M, Fostering teacher professionalism in schools: The role of leadership orientation and trust, Educational Administration Quarterly , LA , 2009 , 200