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ERIC Number: ED139762
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
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Diagnosis And Prescription: Reinforcement Module.
Fair, George W.
This learning module has been designed to aid the teacher trainee in identifying ways in which he influences student behavior in the classroom and also explores means of selecting more meaningful reinforcers and their application. Terminal objectives of the module are the ability to (1) define the terms "reinforcement,""positive reinforcement,""negative reinforcement,""punishment," and "extinction"; (2) state five principles of reinforcement; and (3) describe a strategy for selecting an appropriate reinforcer for a specific learning task for a student in the teacher's classroom. Included in the module are pre- and post-test forms, a handout on principles of reinforcement, and a suggested reading list of appropriate references. (MB)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Extinction (Psychology), Learning Modules, Negative Reinforcement, Positive Reinforcement, Reinforcement, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Teacher Corps Project, Emporia Kansas State College, Emporia, Kansas 66801 (At Cost)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document ; Learning Module designed by Middle School Teacher Corps Program, University of Pittsburgh