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Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers

Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers - 8th edition

Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780131592896

ISBN10: 0131592890

Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers by Paul A. Alberto and Anne C. Troutman - ISBN 9780131592896
Edition: 8TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published:
International: No
Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers by Paul A. Alberto and Anne C. Troutman - ISBN 9780131592896

ISBN13: 9780131592896

ISBN10: 0131592890

Edition: 8TH 09

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Summary

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

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
1 Roots of applied behavior analysis 1
2 Preparing behavioral objectives 23
3 Procedures for collecting data 53
4 Graphing data 97
5 Single-subject designs 117
6 Developing a hypothesis for behavior change : functional assessment and functional analysis 169
7 Arranging consequences that increase behavior 211
8 Arranging consequences that decrease behavior 259
9 Differential reinforcement : antecedent control and shaping 303
10 Providing for generalization of behavior change 337
11 Teaching students to manage their own behavior 361
12 Responsible use of applied behavior analysis procedures 381
13 Putting it all together 399