To receive credit, students must attend a COMP workshop (both initial day and follow up), enroll for credit, and complete assignments. This course is comprised of activities that have been designed to teach strategies to teachers that will promote success in their classrooms and schools. Each aspect of the course will highlight areas of concern regarding classroom environment, organization and management. Specific techniques and strategies designed to facilitate a better understanding of the way to structure a classroom to create an environment more conducive to learning will be woven throughout the course. In addition, because this course is based on educational research focusing on classroom management and organization, a special emphasis will be placed on current research on that topic.
The primary goal of this course is to help the participants improve their overall instructional and behavioral management skills through planning, implementing, and maintaining effective classroom practices. An additional goal is improvement of student task engagement and reduction of inappropriate and disruptive behavior through well-planned and appropriate academic tasks and activities. It is expected that by the end of the course, participants will have a more thorough understanding of the current research on classroom organization and management. The ultimate goal is that the teachers will be able to apply this knowledge to the classroom and school setting.
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No official prerequisites are required.
The course fee is $255
Complete a COMP Workshop. For the grade of A, the student will complete at a high quality level any five assignments. For the grade of B, the student will complete at a high quality level any four assignments. A lower quality level will result in a lower grade.
All papers submitted should include your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address. Please send copies (not originals) of assignments to Dr. Mullins' attention (see address below), as assignments will not be returned.
Do not send coursework with registration. Please submit all four or five assignments to: Dr. Barbara Mullins 1463 Cifax Road Forest, VA 24551.
If you prefer, assignments may be e-mailed directly to Dr. Mullins at email@example.com. Please send the assignments as Word documents.
Questions related to the assignments should be directed to Dr. Barbara Mullins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evertson, C. M. (2015). Creating Conditions for Learning: A Comprehensive Program for Creating an Effective Learning Environment (9th edition). (COMP, Department of Teaching and Learning, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University).
This manual comes in two formats — elementary & secondary grade levels. Please confirm with Barbara Mullins which manual would be best for you before ordering.
This can be ordered through the University Bookstore, please follow instructions below.
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