Advantages Of Humanism In The Classroom

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The Humanistic perspective or humanism or the "third force" as it relates to psychology "emerged during the 1950s as a reaction to the psychoanalysis and behaviorism that dominated psychology at the time. Psychoanalysis was focused on understanding the unconscious motivations that drive behavior while behaviorism studied the conditioning processes that produce behavior." stated by (Cherry, 2015). Humanist supports believed these to only focus on the negative and not consider an individual's option of choose. (Cherry, 2015) went on to say " Humanistic psychology was instead focused on each individual's potential and stressed the importance of growth and self-actualization. The fundamental belief of humanistic psychology is that people are innately …show more content…
It will also create and maintain a orderly environment in the classroom. Essentially, classroom management includes a wide range of teaching strategies and principles, theories, creativity; cooperation, observational and communication techniques mainly from the teacher. It generally, associates with areas such as instructional design, the physical environment, the emotional climate and behavior management of the pupil and …show more content…
This is because the new behavioral patterns are self-directed, and this results in the less likely hood of new behavior crumpling even in the absence of an authority figure. It also shifts the focus of behavior to the individual (the whole person) rather an the unconscious, mind, genes etc. The approach also prioritizes expression and creativity in the classroom and according to (McLeod, Humanism, 2015) humanistic psychology satisfies most people's idea of what being human means because it values personal ideals and self-fulfillment. Qualitative data gives genuine insight and more holistic information into behaviors and highlights the value of more individualistic and idiographic methods of

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