Students' Behaviour in the Classroom Environment: A Review

Students' Behaviour in the Classroom Environment: A Review

Anbarasu A. (VIT University, India) and Bhuvaneswari M. (VIT University, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3464-9.ch008

Abstract

In this modern era, the behaviour of students has a huge impact on classroom environment and often time causes destruction to learning environment, teaching environment and crippled the social, educational, and holistic growth of the students. This chapter mainly deals with various reasons for behavioural problems in school classrooms and is also aimed at suggesting new strategies in dealing with learning challenges posed by problematic student behaviour and different ways to deal with it. Students should be motivated with proper discipline. It puts forth measures considering the academic environment of school, and emphasis on the contribution of strategies to improving student behaviour.
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Behavioural Disorder

It is identified as widespread psychological issue amid child and adolescence which often makes the schools to send students for mental health services. Such behavioural problem is ongoing and growing (Head, Kane & Cogan, 2003). In recent years the prevalence of behavioural problems among students is essential. Behaviour disorder is vividly seen when students exhibit repetitive prototype of behaviour which disturbs other learners to the greater extend (Glendron, Royer, Bertrand & Potvin, 2004). Canadian analysts claimed behavioural problems signify a most important issue across all the schools. Such issues create substantial damages in scholastic, occupational and social functioning (Topping & Flynn, 2004). The characteristic of a behaviour disorder among students are:

  • Exhibiting of aggressive behaviour towards others.

  • Showing of bullying and intimidating behaviour.

  • Causing destruction of others property and belongings.

  • Showing less concern for the well-being of classmates.

  • Lack of feelings of remorse and guilt.

  • Blaming of companions for their own misdeeds

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