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Course details 2012-2013  
Classroom management
Course Code :6304OIWKLM
Study domain:Instructional and educational
Semester:Semester: 1st semester
Contact hours:18
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction :Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Elke Struyf
Gilberte Verbeeck


1. Prerequisites

At the start of this course the student should have acquired the following competences:
An active knowlegde of :
  • Dutch
A passive knowledge of :
  • English
Specific prerequisites for this course:

No specific requirements.

2. Learning outcomes

The teacher as monitor of learning and developmental processes:
  • creates a beneficial and powerful learning environment.

The teacher as an organizer:
  • creates a clear working atmosphere;
  • plans and structures lessons adequately and flexibly;
  • takes care of administrative tasks in a correct way;
  • creates a stimulating classroom setting and a safe atmosphere.

3. Course contents

The following topics will be dealt with (check the study planner for more details)
  • looking at class management in a broader perspective, situating possible problems;
  • introduction to researchers and their work;
  • the class as an environment;
  • proactive class management skills;
  • basic principles of class management: control, tempo, motivating and being clear
  • promoting a favourable class climate;
  • the self-determination theory of Deci and Ryan (2002);
  • the model for Interpersonal behaviour.

4. Teaching method

Class contact teaching:
  • Lectures

  • Personal work:
  • Casussen: In group

  • 5. Assessment method and criteria

  • Written without oral presentation
  • Closed book
  • Open-question

  • 6. Study material

    Required reading

    Optional reading

    The following study material can be studied on a voluntary basis:

    7. Contact information

    (+)last update: 06/09/2012 15:08 gilberte.verbeeck