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2020-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2020-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COUN 709 - Adlerian Classroom Discipline and Management

3 Credits

509 Prerequisite(s): None An introduction to classroom management techniques based on mutual respect, shared decision-making, and shared responsibility. Participants will gain an understanding of behavior as goal directed. They will develop a repertoire of corrective responses by which to redirect children from useless to useful behavior. Practical applications of theory will be required throughout as understanding is developed. Some topics that will be covered are techniques for winning cooperation; natural and logical consequences; group discussions with children; setting up class councils; and techniques of fostering a favorable learning climate.