Classroom ManagementMANAGING YOUR CLASSROOM: Identifying teaching strategies
Spend some time before classes begin anticipating how you will manage common teaching challenges. Below are some examples of issues you may want to consider.
Deciding On Your Classroom Management Style
- Set procedures
- Set expectations
- Think about your limits
- Talk to trusted colleagues about their approach
- What will you do if expectations are not met?
- Or limits exceeded?
Class discussion: how will you...
- ask questions?
- encourage engagement?
- deal with the monopolizer?
How will you set policies for....
- late assignments?
- missed class activity: lab, etc?
- missed midterm test?
- family crisis?
NB: Be sure to familiarize yourself with department/divisional policies, procedures, deadlines and key dates.
DISRUPTIVE BEHAVIOUR : The Office of Student Affairs has produced a short guide for instructors to assist them in dealing with disruptive students. PDF
AUDIO & VIDEO RECORDINGS OF LECTURES AND CLASS SESSIONS: CTSI offers tips and guidelines on recording your lectures for students.
Classroom Management by Lisa Rodriquez, PhD, from www.4Faculty.org.