2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2020  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSS 570 - Techniques and Strategies of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) and Behavior Management for Diverse Learners


This course will provide students with a comprehensive review of effective strategies of behavior and classroom management. Emphasis will be placed on behavior techniques for both individual and groups. Students will learn to conduct a functional analysis of behavior and to develop an effective behavioral plan. Behavior modification, maintenance of positive behavior, and transference of new behavior to other environments will be explored in a variety of settings. Applied Behavior Analysis will be studied and then applied and practiced in educational environment, including students with autism. Students will have the opportunity to implement collaborative behavioral methods through class activities and outside assignments.

3 credits
This course requires 5 hours of practica in childhood or adolescent special education and 5 hours with students with severe disabilities.