Learning and Behavioral Assessment. William P. Wattles, Ph.D. Francis Marion University. Use quotes sparingly. Interferes with the flow of the report. Undermines professional tone.
Learning and Behavioral Assessment
William P. Wattles, Ph.D.
Francis Marion University
When reinforcers are no longer provided, the behavior stops
When you begin to stop delivering a
reinforcer, the behavior first increases
before it decreases to zero.
Partial Reinforcement Schedules
Intermittent reinforcement schedules take
longer to extinguish.
Trish is aggressive.
Trish hits other students during recess when she does not get her way.
Carlos is disruptive.
Carlos makes irrelevant and inappropriate comments during class discussion.
Jan is hyperactive.
Jan leaves her assigned area without permission.
Jan completes only small portions of her independent work.
Jan blurts out answers without raising her hand.