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2021-2022 Catalog
EDG 6415: Principles of Instruction and Classroom Management

Course Description for Principles of Instruction and Classroom Management

EDG6415: Principles of Instruction and Classroom Management

Description: This course provides a foundation for pedagogical and professional knowledge based upon research, thoughtful discussion, reflection and inquiry. As a culturally responsive classroom management course, there is an emphasis on the development of knowledge about the cultural backgrounds of students and families, congruent and nonverbal communication practices, culturally appropriate management strategies, examining one’s own assumptions, and the creation of caring, respectful classroom communities that ensure the physically and emotionally safety of all. Specifically, this course addresses the challenges and opportunities in creating effective learning communities in the increasingly diverse classrooms in U.S. public secondary schools.