Teaching and Positive Behavioral Support in Autism for 3rd

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Course No: PSYC.5621-032; SIS Class Nbr: 3672; SIS Term: 2840
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

This course is for students who took 5620 prior to fall 2014 and who need additional hours to qualify for the BCBA exam. This course covers the application of specific behavioral teaching procedures, including prompting, reinforcement, shaping, chaining, error correction and generalization methods, and the development of instructional plans. Emphasis is placed on procedures and plans to teach communication, social, self-help and per-academic skills. Application of such methods in inclusive classroom settings is also considered.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: or Co-req: PSYC.5610 Introduction to Behavioral Intervention, or Pre-req or Co-req: PSYC.5611 Introduction to Behavioral Intervention in Autism for 3rd.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: linked to 5620 032
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Jacqueline Potter
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Summer 2019: May 20 to Aug 11
  • Chat Hours: Tue 6-7pm*
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

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