Teaching for Good Behavior OpenCourseWare: The Open University's Free Undergraduate Teaching Course

Published Feb 03, 2009

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Boredom, disaffection and other causes can all lead to poor student behavior in the classroom. In 'Teaching for Good Behaviour,' a free OpenCourseWare offered by The Open University, teachers learn techniques to combat these negative forces and keep students engaged and interested.

Teaching for Good Behaviour: Course Specifics

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Teaching for Good Behaviour: Course Description

There are a number of factors that lead students to misbehave in the classroom. Teachers can learn strategies to keep students interested and engaged and limit their tendency to act up. By analyzing the negative factors that lead to bad behavior, 'Teaching for Good Behaviour' provides the skills that teachers need to create and deliver engaging lessons. Course materials provide suggestions for formatting lesson plans and encourage teachers to think about delivery techniques that will keep students motivated. Sue Cowley, a teacher, consultant and author, developed the materials for this intermediate-level course. The course takes an estimated ten hours to complete.

Course materials include online notes, activities, interactive images, supporting documents, links to useful websites and a discussion forum. To explore the free OpenCourseWare, visit the teaching for good behavior course web page.

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