ERIC Number: ED303581
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-May
Reference Count: N/A
Lovitt, Thomas C.; Ballew, Constance
This collection of self-management tactics is intended for teachers to use in helping secondary school students acquire and improve their self-management skills. The tactics are subdivided into sections devoted to self-recording, self-evaluating, self-selecting, using combinations of individual self-management tactics, and training. The following are among the tactics/skills included: elevating academic and social behavior, establishing independent on-task behavior, self-monitoring to improve homework completion, role-playing to enhance vocational skills, identifying and applying advance organizers, self-monitoring to increase classroom participation, rewarding accuracy to maintain behavior gains, assuming evaluative responsibility, improving handwriting through self-instruction, using visual imagery and self-questioning, writing contracts for homework completion, participating in goal setting, making responsible choices, and identifying antecedents and consequences of behavior. Each individual section includes the following parts: background, who can benefit, procedures for introducing the technique, procedures for monitoring students' mastery of the technique, modifications/considerations, and the source of the technique. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington Univ., Seattle.