EFFECT OF THE CLASSROOM CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT IN TEACHING AND LEARNING PROCESS AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN EGOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF EDO STATE ABSTRACT This research work was concluded on the effect of classroom control and management in teaching and learning process in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State. The study consisted of five chapters. In chapter one, the background to the study, purpose of the study, significance of the study and some research questions were highlighted. The research questions raised include; Are trained teachers better equipped in the control o9f the classroom than untrained teachers? Are school principals involved in the control and management of classroom? Does the calling of register make the classroom noisy? Should the discipline of school children be left alone with the teachers? Does the distribution of marked note books make the classroom noisy? The weakness of students is due to the lack of teacher seriousness? Lack of proper home training can make the students to misbehave in the classroom? Frequent absence from school of the teacher makes the classroom uncontrollable? TABLE OF CONTENT CHAPTER ONE Introduction Background of the study Statement of the problem Purpose of the study Research questions Scope of the study Limitation Significance of the study Definition of terms CHAPTER TWO Literature review CHAPTER THREE Research design Population of the study Sample and sampling procedure Research instrument Validity and reliability of the instrument Administration of questionnaire Method of data analysis CHAPTER FOUR Analysis of data collection CHAPTER FIVE Summary Recommendation Conclusion REFERENCES QUESTIONNAIRE CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The role of discipline in relation to classroom contains and management in the teaching/learning process in secondary schools cannot be overemphasized. School discipline is the most important key to effective classroom control and management in the teaching and learning process. The need for an introduction to the concept of discipline as regard this research topic in order to give the reader the background on which to base his/her own conclusion. Though Tuner (2004) sees discipline as one of the most controversial topic in education. It is an area of interest that closely involves many parents and school values to take account of changes in the social environment but are not always sure of the best way to go about the job. In regards to teaching/learning process Summer Hill (2002) defined discipline as nearly total freedom to young start to find their own philosophy of behaviour and relief or would be wiser to seek to pressure of all the traditional standards are an essential bulwark against the risk of social disruption. Discipline according to Bango (2005) in the law in a good school for without it school live cannot fulfill its purpose. Adeyemi (2006) defined discipline as a control of the children by the teacher as applicable to a teacher of school life. Bickerstatte (2006) see discipline as the highest order to control and itself imposed from outside by the teacher. Fertet (2007) regards discipline as measure by the extent to which children in exercise self control and willingly apply themselves to the tasks appointed by their teachers. In nutshell, school discipline is the training which produce self control, orderliness, obedience and power of cooperation in the learner. Therefore, school discipline involves self control and willingness to accept order, rules and regulation governing the teaching/learning process. STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Classroom control and management which is the effective and efficient harmonization of three variable such as the students teaching/learning process in secondary schools. Therefore classroom control and management is a matter of pertinent concern to the school management, parents and the society. Ho9wever, the major problem of his research work are to investigate the factors affecting indiscipline which is the chief factor affecting classroom control and management in the teaching/learning process in secondary schools. RESEARCH QUESTIONS The following request questions would be testes; Are trained teachers better equipped in the control of the classroom than untrained teachers? Are school principals involved in the control and management of classroom? Does the calling of register make the classroom noisy? Should the discipline of school children be left alone with the teachers? Does the distribution of marked note books make the classroom noisy? The weakness of students is due to the lack of teacher seriousness? Lack of proper home training can make the students to misbehave in the classroom? Frequent absence from school of the teacher makes the classroom uncontrollable? PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The purpose of the study is to ascertain the effect of classroom control and management in teaching learning process in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State. The following are the specific objectives of the study; The purpose of the study is to find out the effect of classroom control and management in teaching and learning process. Accordingly, this study will also investigate and identify effective working environment which is stimulating supportive unthreatening and effective for all its members Lastly, the study will also investigate the rule and regulations necessary for the achievement of classroom management and control. SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY As many authors defined discipline as self control and willingness to accept order, one therefore agree with them that if children or students are allowed to do whatever they want to do, peace and order would completely be ruled out from the school e.g. in economics, geography, mathematics, English language, history and psychology. There should be discipline among the students so that they can learn effectively. Discipline is important for it involves all the subjects in the school time table and also include the students, teachers and parents, communities education officers, policy makers in one way or the other e.g. the following generalization can be about the students attending the school they are well glad and well nourished., they are very excited, they are easily distracted, have a limited attention span of school who are drawn from a wide area, their aims are quite simple to learn live together in understanding and tolerance and to give children a stable learning environment. To achieve this, the life school must based on mutual respect for all its members and understanding of the difficulties and problems they face. The principal and teachers have responsibility for the whole area of work relations within the school community, the principals or head of units door must never be closed to any students parents, staff, members, education officers and policy makers and he must trivial data us which are of or vital importance to the complainant. DEFINITION OF TERMS Order or good conduct are actions which results from training in a system of rules and good conduct and respect for accepted rules and regulation of a particular institution and society. Indiscipline: This refers to the bad conduct or bad behaviour of students who does not obey the rules and regulations of a school. Trained teachers: This refers to graduates teachers in education NCE holder and holder of educational diplomas Untrained teachers: They are teachers appointed to teach in primary schools but have no formal teacher education i.e (no educational qualification). Respondents: A person who answer questions during an interview or who fills the questionnaire for his research work. Students: Person undergoing a course of study and instruction at a secondary school. Parents teachers association: This is an organization where the parents or students and teachers in that particular school discuss matters affecting and concerning the school and the students. Principal: This refers to the head of the secondary school in public or private schools. He is at the helm of affairs etc. Delinquency: This refers to doing wrongs failing to perform a duty in school at home.
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