SCH PS506 - Evidence-based Instruction

(Credits: 3)

This purpose of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive review of evidence-based instructional behavior-analytic practices used across settings and populations.  This will include an emphasis on individuals with autism, developmental disabilities, and intellectual disabilities and focus on topics such as simple and conditional discrimination, shaping, response chains, social skills, self-help and task analyses.  The course will also prepare students for supervising others in the implementation of the behavioral techniques covered in this course and providing instruction in college and higher-education settings.  This includes topics such as behavioral-skills training, fluency training, interteaching, and research from the area of organizational behavior management.