Campus Location

Dallas Campus (Online)

Date of Award

12-2019

Department

Educational Leadership

Degree Name

Doctor of Education

Committee Chair or Primary Advisor

Timothy B. Jones

Second Committee Member or Secondary Advisor

Wade Fish

Third Committee Member or Committee Reader

Irma Harper

Abstract

Effective classroom management practices are well known, yet the most efficient ways to teach them to beginning teachers is not. Online professional development is growing in popularity—though there are few examples of online classroom management training in the literature. The purpose of this qualitative study was to evaluate the experiences and implementation practices of beginning teachers that participated in online classroom management training as part of their new teacher induction program. The results suggest that online classroom management professional development as part of new teacher induction is a practical option. The beginning teachers were observed utilizing the classroom management strategies taught within the online course and expressed satisfaction with their learning experience. Every interview participant indicated an increase in their knowledge of best practices and ability to manage the classroom after completing the online classroom management training.

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