Discipline or Classroom Management

Bulent Tarman

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The purposes of this literature review are twofold.  Firstly, it explains discipline and causes of students’ misbehavior and classroom management. In this sense, this review focuses on discipline in the conflict of the educational platform elements; and related the philosophic literature. Secondly, this review draws a conclusion by summarizing the opinions and influencing of discipline upon school environment and students’ learning. In this regard, this study discusses two models for dealing with classroom discipline: psychoanalytic method and behavior modification. Although two models apply different methods for dealing with classroom discipline, this study suggest that, to create a successful classroom management, educators should use both of them instead of applying only the one.

RECEIVED 19 January 2016, REVISED 1 June 2016, ACCEPTED 11 June 2016


discipline, classroom management, psychoanalytic method, behavior modification, misbehavior

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