ERIC Number: ED040536
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Instructional Improvement: Behavior Modification.
Haring, Norris G.; Hayden, Alice H.
Sixteen papers are provided. B. F. Skinner discusses the arrangement of contingencies for learning: Lloyd Homme describes behavioral engineering; and Frank Hewett considers behavior modification in special education. Also treated are experimental education by Norris Haring, program evaluation by Arthur Lumsdaine, and administration of special classes by Harold Kunzelmann. John Cawley presents a system of initial reading instruction; Max Jerman surveys computer assisted instruction; and Thomas Robertson examines the impact of educational technology. Further papers are on teaching children with behavior disorders by Richard Whelan, developing cooperative social behavior by Laurence Peter, providing academic and social classroom management by Harold Kunzelmann, and using operant reinforcement with autistic children by Charles Ferster. In addition, Thomas Lovitt sets forth a basis for systematic replication of a contingency management classroom; Richard Kothera discusses educational environments and administration; and Max Mueller reviews trends in research in the education of the handicapped. (JD)
Descriptors: Administration, Autism, Behavior Change, Behavior Development, Behavior Problems, Computer Assisted Instruction, Controlled Environment, Educational Technology, Evaluation Methods, Exceptional Child Education, Experimental Programs, Operant Conditioning, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Research Needs, Special Classes, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Child Study and Treatment Center, Fort Steilacoom, Washington.