Focus on behavior analysis in education

Focus on behavior analysis in education

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Primary text or supplement for graduate-level courses or seminars on applied behavior analysis, educational reform, and evidence-based curriculum and instruction. The nineteen chapters in this edited volume were developed from presentations given at The Ohio State Universitys Third Focus on Behavior Analysis in Education Conference. The contributing authors present literature reviews, conceptual analyses, and data from several original studies; they describe advancements in curricula, classroom and schoolwide interventions, and teacher training programs; and they offer personal perspectives on the current status and future directions of behavior analysis in education. This text is an ideal resource for three groups (1) educators seeking information and resources on measurably effective instructional tools; (2) students of behavior analysis wishing to learn about its applications, accomplishments, and future research needs in education; and (3) anyone pre-service education major, in-service teacher, school administrator, parent, or consumer who has heard about the behavioral approach and wonders what it is all about.Administer the oral reading fluency (ORF) measure of the DIBELS assessment to an elementary student (K-3). ... Score the two measures and compare and contrast their respective utility as measures of current performance and as predictors of ... Next, evaluate to what extent the reading curriculum encompasses and emphasizes the aquot;big ideasaquot; of reading. ... Using Table 4-1 as your guide, develop a plan of action for preventing reading failure considering the three levels of preventionanbsp;...

Title:Focus on behavior analysis in education
Author:William L. Heward
Publisher:Prentice Hall - 2005


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