Classroom management

Course Code: PIPP3601 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2024-2025
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.