Principals of Behavioural
Course code
KAE7042.HR
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Käitumise printsiibid
Course title in English
Principals of Behavioural
ECTS credits
6.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
24
Teaching semester
autumn
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2018/2019  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
The course is designed to cover and educate on the basic principals of operant conditioning. It is an introductory Course in Behaviorism as described by B.F. Skinner and taught in the context of addressing the instructional needs of persons with a developmental or intelectual disability.
Brief description of the course
Educate Students on Basic Princpals of Behavior as Described by Richard Malott in the book Principals of Behavior. The course will cover concepts such as Reinforcment, Punishment, and Extinction. The course will cover procedures that use the previously mentioned concepts such as differential reinforcment, differential punishment, anctecedant based procedures, and concepts that support these procedures such as motivating operations, consquence based learning, and other topics that pertain to classical condtioning as described by B.F. Skinner.
Independent work
Read the Chapter Assigned for each week: Memorize the Definitions for each Chapter.
Learning outcomes in the course
Understand and Describe:
Reinfrocment: (Positive Reinforcment)
Escape: (Negative Reinformcnet)
Punishment: (Postive Punishment)
Penalty: (Negative Punishment)
Extinction:
Recovery:
Diferential Reinforcment & Punishment:
Shaping:
Unlearned Reinforcers and Aversive Conditions:
Establishing Operations:
Learned and Unlearned Reinforcers:
Discrimination:
Complex Stimulus Control:
Avoidance:
Imitation:
Respodent Conditioning:
Assessment methods
Grading matrix based on
Praticpation, Professionalism, Quizz Score,
Teacher
Kyle Mokma Board Certified assistant Behavior Analyst
Study literature
Lecture: “Principals of Behavior”, by Richard Malott
Practicum: Training Moduals For Registered Behavior Technicians
Replacement literature
“Principals Of Behavior”, by Richard Malott