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For this article review, the article that is being used is titled A Qualitative Study on Classroom Management and Classroom Discipline Problems, Reasons, and Solutions: A case of Information Technologies Class written by a number of authors. The purpose of this study was to investigate the classroom management and discipline problems that exist for teachers who teach while using technology. The article also seeks to reveal what the causes are that may be causing the issues in the classroom and the possible solutions (Erdogan, Kursun, Tan Sisman, Saltan, Gok & Yildiz, 2012). The participants that were used for this study are very diverse and widespread, but with the same common interest of identifying the problems of the classroom management. These participants of this article were made of seventeen parents, fourteen administrators, and fourteen teachers.
The data that was collected was done so in a manner of the participants observing the class. This method was different, parallel, and semi-structured. Data was collected through the method of content analysis, which showed a lack of motivation, breaking rules and routines, lack of infrastructure, insufficient time management, ineffective classroom environment, and the lack of interaction in classrooms (Erdogan, Kursun, Tan Sisman, Saltan, Gok & Yildiz, 2012). The findings through these observations demonstrated that the problems were related to the place and structure of the course in the curriculum, classroom environment, classroom size and lack of hardware, lack of rules, home environment and parents’ attitudes, lack of teacher’s management skills, and students’ attitudes (Erdogan, Kursun, Tan Sisman, Saltan, Gok & Yildiz, 2012). The results and solutions of these issues were improvement of the teacher’s qualifications, regulation of the structure of the course…...

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