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This market-leading book provides comprehensive coverage of behavior management concepts and techniques and presents them in a versatile and practical manner for teachers. The eighth edition uses classroom-based examples and practices firmly grounded in research. Content is presented in the order of decision-making by a teacher who has a student exhibiting challenging behavior in class or a student who needs to execute a behavior-change project. The text covers identifying target behavior, collecting and graphing data, functional assessment, experimental design, arranging antecedents and consequences, generalizing behavior change and discusses the importance of ethical considerations in using applied behavior analysis in the classroom..Inservice Teachers and Special Educators.
Table of Contents
|Roots of Applied Behavior Analysis|
|The Usefulness of Explanations|
|Historical Development of Behaviorism|
|Preparing Behavioral Objectives|
|Definition and Purpose|
|Educational Goals Components of a Behavioral Objective|
|Format for a Behavioral Objective|
|Expanding the Scope of the Basic Behavioral Objective|
|Behavioral Objectives and the IEP|
|Procedures for Collecting Data|
|A Rationale Choosing a System Anecodotal Reports|
|Permanent Product Recording|
|Systems Duration and Latency Recording|
|How Can All This Be Done?|
|Summary of Data Collection Systems Reliability Factors|
|That May Affect Data Collection and Interobserver Agreement|
|The Simple Line Graph Additional Graphing|
|Conventions Cumulative Graphs Bar Graphs|
|Variables and Functional Relations|
|Basic Categories of Designs|
|Changing Criterion Design|
|Multiple Baseline Design|
|Alternating Treatments Design|
|Changing Conditions Design|
|Evaluating Single-Subject Designs|
|Action Research and Single-Subject Designs|
|Developing a Hypothesis for Behavior Change|
|Functional Assessment and Functional Analysis|
|Behavior and Its Function|
|The Behavior Support Plan Development of a Behavior Support Plan|
|Arranging Consequences That Increase Behavior Positive Reinforcement|
|Contracting Variations in Administration of Reinforcers Negative Reinforcement|
|Arrranging Consequences That Decrease Behavior Procedural Alternatives for Behavior Reduction|
|Extinction Sensory Extinction Punishment|
|Removal of Desirable Stimuli|
|Presentation of Aversive Stimuli Overcorrection|
|Antecedent Control and Shaping Antecedent|
|Influences on Behavior Differential Reinforcement for Stimulus Control, Princi|
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