ERIC Number: ED021197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
A Social Reinforcement Experiment in an Open Social System.
Buehler, Roy E.; And Others
The object of the present study was to develop and test the effectiveness of a behavior modification approach to behavior training, in the context of a social living situation in a Job Corps Center for men. The model for this approach is derived from recent research in social reinforcement learning, as applied to behavior training in laboratories and institutional settings. (The document includes 26 illustrations, and 19 references.) (USRDR/ly)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Change, Counseling, Dropout Rate, Ethnic Groups, Job Training, Males, Poverty Programs, Rating Scales, Reinforcement, Research, Social Systems, Sociometric Techniques, Statistical Data, Teaching Methods
Clearinghouse for Federal Scientific & Technical Information, Springfield, Va. 22151 (PB-177-474, MF $.65, HC $3.00).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Litton Industries, College Park, MD. Educational Systems Div.
Identifiers: Job Corps