Ethics for Behavior Analysts

Course Description Overview of the major issues in the ethical use of applied behavior analytic practices. Students will be exposed to scenarios and case studies which impact the ethical and legal treatment of persons receiving behavior change treatments. This course meets the ethics requirements established by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Students are required to …

Advanced Applications

Course Description Examines functional assessment and functional analysis procedures with a focus on mental health and educational settings. Emphasis is on providing students with an understanding of both procedural and conceptual issues surrounding evidence-based intervention design for persons with severe behavior problems. Students are required to purchase a one year subscription to the CBA Learning …

Applications of ABA

Course Description Continuation of ABA 602, and covers the complex aspects of behavior change strategies that are built upon the fundamental behavioral principles. Detailed examples of behavior change strategies from the basic and applied research literature are covered. Major topics covered include verbal behavior, generalization and maintenance, contingency contracting, and self-management. Students are required to …

Processes of ABA

Course Description Focuses on the fundamental aspects of behavior change strategies and tactics, such as stimulus control and the nature of reinforcing and aversive stimuli and their properties, and how these properties influence behavior change processes. Basic and applied empirical research demonstrating these strategies are covered. Students are required to purchase a one year subscription …

Assessment in ABA

Course Description Introduction to the philosophy of behaviorism and the basic tenets of applied behavior analysis. Focuses on behavioral assessment and observation, and time series research design and its use in the scientific evaluation of behavior-environment relations. Students are required to purchase a one year subscription to the CBA Learning Module Series from Behavior Development …

Basics of Behavior Analysis

Course Description Overview of the major components — philosophical as well as applied — of Applied Behavior Analysis. Major topics include functional behavioral assessment and analysis, single-subject research design, basic principles of behavior shaping and reduction, how to achieve behavioral generalization and maintenance, aspects of stimulus control and its relation to the three term contingency …

Assessment for Learning

Course Description Identify formative assessment methods for assessment for learning, a concept that helps students to promote their own growth. Select evidence of personal growth and learning in support of Teaching Growth Plans for inclusion in the portfolio. Learning Outcomes Create a balanced assessment plan that reflects knowledge of assessment literacy and can be used …

Quality Assess for Stu Lrng

Course Description Introduction to the principles of educational testing, criteria for quality assessments, and how and when to use the correct assessment for the purpose. Learning Outcomes Evaluate assessments to determine appropriate implementation for student learning. Prerequisites ATP600 AAL650 AAL652

Creating Clear Lrng Trgt

Course Description Identify, design and develop clear learning targets in order to determine the assessment methods to be used. Select and develop formative assessment tools for ongoing continuous improvement and learn how to interpret and apply data analysis to increase student learning. Learning Outcomes Identify and create clear learning targets in order to align quality …

Purposeful Assessment

Course Description Introduction to framework for a balanced systems approach to assessment. Investigate summative assessment requirements from the federal government through the state, district, and school. Articulate how formative classroom assessment is essential for student learning. Develop a well-articulated initial assessment plan understood by all stakeholders in making cohesive student-centered educational decisions. Learning Outcomes Develop …