Although studies have shown that academic achievement is highly correlated with homework completion rates, many students do not complete their homework consistently. This study focused on increasing homework submission, completion, and accuracy by implementing a homework intervention which utilized pictures indicated as favorites by students on a reinforcement survey. The study used a single subject reversal design methodology. Six students from a Midwestern middle school restrictive classroom environment participated in this study. During intervention phases, students received daily homework supplied by their classroom teacher with a cover page attached to each assignment. When homework was returned to school the following school day, students received their next assignment with a picture from their reinforcement survey attached to the cover page. Data were analyzed using both visual and statistical analyses. Results indicated that this intervention was not powerful enough to increase homework submission, completion, or accuracy rates.Twenty-two fifth grade students who were in general education participated in this study. Three nights a week, a homework worksheet that consisted of four to five word problems was sent home. A single subject reversal design was used to anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Pictorial Reinforcement Intervention Targeting Homework Submission, Completion, and Accuracy Rates of Students in a Restrictive Classroom Environment|
|Author||:||Lisa A. Diedrick|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|