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(SPED 320) Behavioral Management

An overview of behavioral management strategies and associated practices for the K-12 classroom.

Credit Hours 2.0 Lecture
Prerequisite SPED 300
Offered Winter, Spring
Programs Special Education Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Understanding human behavior: Describe approaches for explaining and analyzing occurrences of human behavior.
  2. Using data to identify and target problem behaviors: Describe data collection and principles of using data to target and replace behaviors.
  3. Changing behavior: Describe principles of stimulus control, consequences, and differential reinforcement.
  4. Functional behavior analysis: Use functional behavior assessment to determine the function of behavior and to develop replacement behaviors.
  5. Behavior intervention plans: Use functional behavior assessment data to design behavioral intervention plans.