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PSYC 6731 Principles of Behavior Analysis: Welcome & Course Readings

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PSYC 6731 Course Readings

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Alnahdi, G. H. (2015). Single‐subject designs in special education: Advantages and limitations. Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 15(4), 257–265. doi:10.1111/1471-3802.12039 

Edwards, C. K., Landa, R. K., Frampton, S. E., & Shillingsburg, M. A. (2018). Increasing functional leisure engagement for children with autism using backward chaining. Behavior Modification, 42(1), 9–33 

Foxx, R. M. (2013). The maintenance of behavioral change: The case for long-term follow-ups. American Psychologist, 68(8), 728–736.  

Gresham, F. M., Watson, T. S., & Skinner, C. H. (2001). Functional behavioral assessment: Principles, procedures, and future directions. School Psychology Review, 30(2), 156–172.  

Ingersoll, B. (2012). Brief Report: Effect of a focused imitation intervention on social functioning in children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(8), 1768–1773.  

Little, S. G., Akin-Little, A., & Cook, C. (2009). Classroom application of reductive procedures: A positive approach. In A. Akin-Little, S. G. Little, M. Bray, & T. Kehle (Eds.), Behavioral interventions in schools: Evidence-based positive strategies (pp. 171–188). Washington, DC: APA Books. 

Morgan, D. L. (2010). Schedules of reinforcement at 50: A retrospective appreciation. The Psychological Record, 60, 151–172

Nevin, J. A. (2002). Measuring behavioral momentum. Behavioural Processes, 57, 187–198.  

Redshaw, S. (2007). 'Cleaning your glasses': A prerequisite for 'catching your child being good.' Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 28(1), 28–34.

Reed, D. D., Niileksela, C. R., & Kaplan, B. A. (2013). Behavioral economics: A tutorial for behavior analysts in practice. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 6(1), 35–54. 

Reszka, S. S., Odom, S. L., & Hume, K. A. (2012). Ecological features of preschools and the social engagement of children with autism. Journal of Early Intervention, 34(1), 40–56. doi:10.1177/1053815112452596 

Rvachew, S., & Matthews, T. (2017). Demonstrating treatment efficacy using the single subject randomization design: A tutorial and demonstration. Journal of Communication Disorders, 67, 1–13. doi:10.1016/j.jcomdis.2017.04.003 

Saville, B. K., Lambert, T., & Robertson, S. (2011). Interteaching: Bringing behavioral education into the 21st century. The Psychological Record, 61, 153–166. 

Schmidt, M. G., Rapp, J. T., Novotny, M. A., & Lood, E. A. (2012). Detecting changes in non‐simulated events using partial interval recording and momentary time sampling: Evaluating false positives, false negatives, and trending. Behavioral Interventions, 28(1), 58–81. doi:10.1002/bin.135

Schreck, K. A., & Miller, V. A. (2010). How to behave ethically in a world of fads. Behavioral Interventions, 25(4), 307–324. 

Scott, T. M., Bucalos, A., Liaupsin, C., Nelson, C. M., Jolivette, K., & DeShea, L. (2004). Using functional behavior assessment in general education settings: Making a case for effectiveness and efficiency. Behavioral Disorders, 29(2), 189–204. doi:10.1177/019874290402900207 

Steege, M. W., & Sullivan, E. (2009). Generalization and maintenance of learned positive behavior. In A. Akin-Little, S. G. Little, M. Bray, & T. Kehle (Eds.), Behavioral interventions in schools: Evidence-based positive strategies (pp. 189–201). Washington, DC: APA Books. 

Volpe, R. J., DiPerna, J. C., Hintze, J. M., & Shapiro, E. S. (2005). Observing students in classroom settings: A review of seven coding schemes. School Psychology Review, 34(4), 454–474. 

Wolf, M. M. (1978). Social validity: The case for subjective measurement or how applied behavior analysis is finding its heart. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 11(2), 203–214. doi:10.1901/jaba.1978.11-203  

Other Readings

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