ERIC Number: EJ1019186
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
The Impact of Teaching Self-Determination Skills on the On-Task and Off-Task Behaviors of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
Kelly, John R.; Shogren, Karrie A.
Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, v22 n1 p27-40 Mar 2014
A multiple baseline across participants design was used to examine the functional relation between the "Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction" (SDLMI) intervention and the on- and off-task behaviors of high school students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). The results showed that all four students significantly increased on-task behaviors and decreased off-task behaviors and all four participants maintained the increase of on-task behaviors and the decrease of off-task behaviors after the intervention was withdrawn. All four students made progress toward their goal of implementing on-task behavior in the classroom and generalized on-task behavior to a second general education classroom. The study provides evidence of effective self-determination instruction that supports students to improve their behavior in a general education classroom. Implications for practice and future research are provided.
Descriptors: Self Determination, Intervention, High School Students, Emotional Disturbances, General Education, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Change, Instructional Effectiveness, Models, Goal Orientation, Males, Teaching Methods, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Generalization, Validity, Video Technology, Observation
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: High Schools
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children; Woodcock Johnson Tests of Cognitive Ability