Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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@COURSE = For the basic Behavior Management course. Scholarly and empirically-based, this market-leading book gives readers what they need to know to understand and use the principles and practices of applied behavioral management in the classroom. The content is presented clearly, in a friendly, accessible--even fun--manner. Chapters flow, step-by-step, through an actual behavior analysis, using classroom-based examples and practices firmly grounded in research. Content is presented in the order of decision-making by: 1) a teacher who has a student exhibiting challenging behavior in class; or, 2) a student who needs to execute a behavior-change project. This book covers: identifying target behavior, collecting and graphing data, experimental design, arranging antecedents and consequences, and generalizing behavior change. For professionals in the fields of teaching and behavior management.

Table of Contents

1. Roots of Applied Behavior Analysis.
2. Preparing Behavioral Objectives.
3. Procedures for Collecting Data.
4. Graphing Data.
5. Single-Subject Designs.
6. Developing a Hypothesis for Behavior Change: Functional Assessment and Functional Analysis.
7. Arranging Consequences That Increase Behavior.
8. Arranging Consequences That Decrease Behavior.
9. Differential Reinforcement: Stimulus Control and Shaping.
10. Providing for Generalization of Behavior Change.
11. Teaching Students to Manage Their Own Behavior.
12. Responsible Use of Applied Behavior Analysis Procedures.

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