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These techniques are sometimes referred to as cognitive behavioral interventions.
As we have done previously, this discussion is organized around the relevant
learning theory principle.
Principle 4.3: Learners Have the Potential To Self-Regulate
Self-management involves goal setting, self-monitoring/self-evaluation,
self-reinforcement, self-instruction and coping skills approaches (Bauer & Shea,
1999; Shapiro & Cole, 1994). Teaching students to manage their own behavior is
important for a number of reasons. First, external or teacher-provided 29 management systems may actually prevent students from developing their own
internal controls for their behavior (Savage, 1999). Second, classroom
management procedures are more likely to be successful if students are involved
in their design and application (Jones & Jones, 2001). Finally, self-management is
philosophically consistent with student-centered views of learning that require
students to exercise control over their own learning. Consequently, the ideas
discussed in this section will also have re...
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- Spring '08