The aim of this study is to determine views and approaches of teacher candidates about undesirable behaviors in the classroom management through a case study. In the study in which qualitative research methods and techniques were used, 4th-year students of Preschool Teaching Department at Akdeniz University's Faculty of Education who took the Classroom Management course were asked to present their views and suggestions in case of an event related to classroom management. The data were collected by using the documentation technique. Once a case was given to the teacher candidates, they attempted to interpret and elaborate upon this case in light of the theoretical knowledge that they have acquired during the classroom management course and these documents were used as data documents of the study. As a result of the study, their solution offers and views revealed how these student behaviors can be managed by teachers. In this way, some indications were found about which kind of undesirable behaviors of students the teacher candidates can encounter while developing the classroom management approach.
Classroom Management, Case Study, Views of Teacher Cand
|Author :||Reyhan ŞEKERCİ - Ramazan GÖK|
|Number of pages:||397-404|