Oct 25, 2012
from 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
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Description. What do you do when students disrupt your class? How do you prepare for and prevent disruption before it occurs? This workshop will focus on strategies for dealing with difficult students, with a particular focus on preventing disruptive behaviors before they start.
Learning Outcomes. During this session, participants will:
- Consider common causes of classroom management issues
- Learn strategies for proactively preventing classroom behavior issues and for transforming problems into teachable moments
- Develop a plan for implementing classroom management strategies into their own classrooms
Presenter. Beth A. Boehm, Ph.D., is a Professor of English, Vice Provost for Graduate Affairs and Interim Dean of the School of Interdisciplinary and Graduate Studies Her research and teaching cross three different areas of English studies: Modern British literature; narrative studies; and rhetoric, composition and pedagogy. She regularly teaches first-year composition, undergraduate literary surveys and special topic courses, and graduate courses in narrative, rhetoric, contemporary British literature and teaching literature. In 2001 and 2003 she won A&S Distinguished Teaching Awards, and in 2003 also she won the University Distinguished Teaching Award; in 2009 she won the University Service Award. She has served her department as Director of Undergraduate Studies, Director of Graduate Studies, and Vice Chair. She has been an active faculty senator since 1999, and was elected Vice Chair of the Senate in 2004, and Chair in 2006. She has served on the University of Louisville Athletic Association Board and on the Board of Trustees.