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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to Positive Learning Framework for Classroom Management
    • Models of Classroom Management
    • Proactive strategies: Teacher Behaviour and connecting with students
    • Developing safe, supportive and accountable learning environments - Preventative
    • Developing safe, supportive and accountable learning environments - Corrective
    • Creating a personal learning management plan
    • Re-engaging the disengaged learner
    • Diverse needs of learners
    • Strengths-based model
    • Engaging the stakeholders
    • Restorative practice
    • Building resilience
    • Reflection and review
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • E-Portfolios
      • Embedded Multimedia
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Quizzes
      • FAQs
      • Online Assessment
      • Resources and Links

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. research and explain how the diverse needs of learners can be met in the classroom
  2. create a personal learning management plan that comprises and synthesises philosophy, theory and practical strategies
  3. engage and interact with students, parents/carers, schools, communities, professional networks and critique their roles within these interconnected relationships
  4. research and analyse specific strengths-based strategies to engage meaningful learning.
  • Assignment 1 - Exercise (50%)
  • Assignment 2 - Essay (50%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject focusses on creating and maintaining a positive learning framework, developing safe, supportive and accountable learning environments. Emphasis will be placed on proactive teacher behaviour in meeting individual student needs, motivating and engaging all learners.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

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