HDEV 0027. Effective Classroom Management

Units: 3
Prerequisite: Completion of HDEV 2 and 9 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 54 lecture
Identify and analyze challenging behaviors and learn to implement research based strategies and curriculum that improve the social and emotional climate in the classroom. Emphasizes the connection between children’s social and emotional development and their success in the classroom. All factors contributing to behavior, including teacher biases and family dynamics, will be analyzed. This course will address behavior issues of both preschool and elementary aged children and focuses on the prevention of challenging behaviors. (CSU)