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SPED 330 Behavior Modification and Management

Cross Listed with PSYC 330. Presents and discusses theory, conceptual approaches, and practice in the application of operant and classical conditioning procedures to children, youth and adults, in applied settings and how to apply Behavior Modification & Management to various forms of behavioral, psychological, and social-emotional development. Students will learn principles, procedures and practical how-to skills such as observing and recording behavior; recognizing instances of reinforcement, extinction and punishment and their likely long-term effects; and design, implement and evaluate behavioral programs. Prerequisite: PSYC 111. Fall, Spring, Summer.