Teaching and Positive Behavioral Support in Autism

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Course No: PSYC.5620-032; SIS Class Nbr: 11358

Course Description

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: PSYC.5610 Pre or Co-req
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: P: or C: PSYC.5610
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Jacqueline Potter
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2016: Sep 01 to Dec 03
  • Chat Hours: Tue 6-7pm*
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1710
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable 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.

Related Programs: M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Autism Studies Option, Behavioral Intervention in Autism: BCBA Coursework Preparation Certificate, Behavioral Management in Autism: BCaBA Coursework Preparation Certificate

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