PYB 562: Concepts/Principles of Behavior Analysis

Synonym:

86400 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

John Moran

Credits:

3

Seats:

20

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 9/8 (8:30AM-5:29PM)
Sat 9/29 (8:30AM-5:29PM)
Sat 11/17 (8:30AM-5:29PM)
Sat 12/15 (8:30AM-5:29PM)
Sun 9/9 (8:30AM-12:29PM)
Sun 9/30 (8:30AM-12:29PM)
Sun 11/18 (8:30AM-12:29PM)
Sun 12/16 (8:30AM-12:29PM)

Description:

Competency Area: Behavioral Foundations This course is an introductory course that will provide students' with a strong foundation in the history and philosophical assumptions of behavior analysis, the basic concepts and principles of applied behavior analysis, the distinction between verbal and non-verbal operants, as well as measurement concepts. Upon completion of the course, students' will be able to differentiate between experimental analysis of behavior and appoied behavior analysis, apply the dimentions of applied behavior analysis for evaluating interventions, and become fluent with the lexicon of applied behavior analysis.