Doctoral Workshop – CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT: Special Session

In this learning workshop, the participants will generate and understand the difficulties that instructors face in the classroom. Research ranks classroom management as the most important variable to building and sustaining academic success.

This training will offer powerful classroom strategies. to increase student achievement, is research based, practical, and easy to implement. Participants will learn techniques to allow them to always be clear, concise, and consistent with students while empowering students.

Learning is often defined as the act, process, or experience of gaining knowledge or skill.  Psychologists similarly define learning as a change in behavior due to experience.  Either way, learning allows a student to modify his or her behavior to suit a situation and to be more successful – academically and behaviorally. In this workshop, teaching expectations and procedures will help all students learn all the skills they will need to be successful.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Identify and reduce problems of poor classroom management by learning to “read your room”.
  2. Discover and explore techniques to increase learning, create buy in, and reduce challenges swiftly, positively, and gracefully.
  3. Maintain mindset and stay focused on management, while connecting to your students.

Track Chairs


Julee Hafner
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, USA


Anthony Wensley
University of Toronto, Canada