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Behavior Analysis for Effective Teaching

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ISBN-10: 0415526809

ISBN-13: 9780415526807

Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)

Authors: Julie S. Vargas

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Modern classrooms face an increasing population of special needs students and regular students who have behavioural problems. At the same time, punitive methods of handling misbehaviour are increasingly coming under attack from laws such as IDEA and corporal punishment of students is being phased out state by state. Teachers and parents are looking for alternatives. The mission of this book is to show teachers and other human service professionals working in school settings how to employ non-aversive, behaviour analysis principles in classrooms and other school settings. Marked by its clear writing and multitude of real-classroom examples, this book is appropriate for undergraduate and…    
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 2/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Preface Acknowledgments
To the Instructor
Science And The Art Of Teaching
Adding Science to the Art of Teaching
Finding the Causes of Behavior in Functional Relations
How We Learn
Planning For Improvement
Setting Goals to Improve Achievement
Improving Sensitivity to Progress: Recording Methods
Making Progress Visible: Charting and Graphing
The Teacher as Researcher
Designing Instruction
Shaping Behavior: The Role of Postcedents
Teaching Concepts and Understanding: The Role of Antecedents
Verbal Behavior: Teaching Language Skills
Ethical Practices And Ultimate Goals
Punishment and Why to Avoid It
Beyond Testing: Reaching the Ultimate Goals of Education