This course is required to meet coursework requirements for certification by the BACB as a BCBA. In this course, students learn about and be able to select appropriate experimental designs for the evaluation of interventions, select relevant measurement methods, display data for evaluation and determining effectiveness of interventions, explain the logic and benefits of single subject designs vs. group research design approaches, as well as identify the most appropriate experimental evaluation method for the situation, behavior and type of setting and intervention being applied. This course also includes additional topics and issues regarding effective use of interventions and related behavior change considerations consistent with evidence from relevant behavior analysis literature.
Method of DeliveryOnline, self paced, competency tested course
Method of Evaluation: Students must complete all lessons for each course and attain 90% or higher average on probes (Quizzes), exams, and online activities. “Probes” are based upon content of the prior few classes and are not inclusive of material in other areas.
Class Policies: Students are required to participate in the online courses and complete all activities and quizzes based on the 90% or higher performance criterion. A Course Certificate will be given contingent upon 80% average mastery of exams, compliance to attendance policy, and full payment of all tuition and/or fees.
Cooper, J.O., Heron, T. E., & Heward, W. L. (2007). Applied Behavior
Analysis (2nd Edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
Mayer, G. R., Sulzer-Azaroff, B., & Wallace, M. (2011). Behavior Analysis
for Lasting Change. Cornwall on Hudson, NY: Sloan Publishing.
Robbins, S. J., Schwartz, B., & Wasserman, E. A. (2001). Psychology of
Learning and Behavior. New York City, NY: W. W. Norton & Co.
Bailey, J. & Burch, M. (2011). Ethics for Behavior Analysts. London, England: Routledge.
Optional but Recommended Text:
Martin, G. & Pear, J. (2000). Behavior Modification: What is it and how to do it? Prentice
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