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SPED 259 - Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis for Special Educators


Semester Hours: 3
January, Summer
This is an introductory course in applied behavior analysis for special educators. This course will explore the principles of applied behavior analysis and their uses with students with disabilities. Areas of focus will include: use of reinforcement and development of reinforcement systems, shaping and chaining as well as task analysis, developing self-management strategies, data collection and analysis, behavioral intervention in the classroom and ways to promote generalization. Ethical concerns in regard to behavior change will be addressed throughout the course. Twenty (20) clock hours of fieldwork will be completed in a setting utilizing applied behavior analysis.





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