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Classroom management: An integral aspect of educational psychology in teacher education programme

Victor Ndubuisi Ordua
Emmanuel Ikenyiri
Doye Angela Igbinedion


Classroom management has been an important area in educational psychology and it represents a significant aspect of the teacher’s pedagogical  knowledge and is often found as a component of taxonomies and descriptions of core knowledge for teacher training programmes. This paper  contextualizes the concepts of classroom management, educational psychology, major tasks of educational psychology, teacher education, classroom management and teacher education, and educational psychology's relevance in teacher education programs. The paper offered some  recommendations,  which included the need for proper knowledge of classroom management as an integral aspect of educational psychology, to help  widen the scope of the curriculum and to produce quality teachers in various subject areas taught to all levels.

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