EDUC 665 Mindful Approaches to Classroom Management

Online Course 3 semester hours graduate credit
Instructor: Dr. Ann Brand

Fall: October 16 - December 15, 2017
Not offered Summer term

Tuition, Due Dates, and Registration

What You Will Learn

Strategies to minimize and prevent classroom and behavior management problems.

Who Should Enroll

Our students include:

  • Elementary, middle school, and high school educators
  • Guidance counselors
  • Special education teachers
  • School library media specialists
  • Principals
  • School social workers
  • Those working with incarcerated youth outside of traditional K-12 education

Course Description

Research-based strategies to improve class climate that integrate Mindful practices and improve students’ social-emotional learning, self-regulation, motivation and academic performance while reducing test anxiety and bullying. Mindful approaches applied to student-teacher interpersonal communication and to the organization of space, routines, and procedures at all grade levels.

You may enroll in this course to meet your goals for

  • professional development
  • continuing education refresher course
  • license renewal
  • graduate credits
  • transfer to another university.

If you need a copy of the syllabus for your district to approve enrollment in the class, email: Online Professional Development
Phone: 715-232-2693

This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program.

e-Textbooks

E-textbooks will be provided when you login to the course.

Jennings, P. (2015). Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom. W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN: 978-0-393-70807

Goleman, D. (2011). The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights. More than Sound: Florence, MA.  ISBN: 978-1-934-441152

You may open the e-book to read online from your laptop or desktop, an iPad, Kindle Fire or using Chrome as the browser on a fully internet-capable device. It is not compatible with a Kindle Reader.

Additional recommended web-based articles will be available via the course modules.

No travel to campus required.

  • Participate 24/7 from your home or work computer during hours that are best for your work and family schedule.
  • The class is highly interactive with a significant discussion component.
  • All discussion postings, projects, and assignments will be submitted via the course discussion board and Dropbox.
  • Activities are conducted according to a schedule with specific due dates each week.
  • There are no required "live" chat sessions.
  • This is not a self-paced class.

For More Information

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Contact Us: School of Education
Online Professional Development
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: 715-232-2693
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Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: 715-232-2693

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