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Unformatted text preview: t. These findings provide general guidelines for classroom
management, regardless of your overall approach to teaching. You will then learn
about classroom management approaches that are consistent with the theories of
learning and motivation described in chapters two through six. As has been done 2 in previous application chapters, we use theoretical principles from these theories
to organize those discussions.
By the time you finish this chapter, you should have an understanding of
• What are key findings from the research on effective classroom
management? • What classroom management applications have developed from
behavioral learning theory? • What classroom management applications have developed from social
cognitive theory? • What classroom management applications are supportive of the goals
of a constructivist classroom? • How can the application of principles of motivation improve
Classroom Management Research Research on effective classroom management that was conducted
primarily in the 1970s and 1980s yielded a number of findings, two of which we
will focus on in this cha...
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- Spring '08