ERIC Number: EJ1060116
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jun
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Reference Count: 21
The Effects of Discrete-Trial Training Commission Errors on Learner Outcomes: An Extension
Jenkins, Sarah R.; Hirst, Jason M.; DiGennaro Reed, Florence D.
Journal of Behavioral Education, v24 n2 p196-209 Jun 2015
We conducted a parametric analysis of treatment integrity errors during discrete-trial training and investigated the effects of three integrity conditions (0, 50, or 100 % errors of commission) on performance in the presence and absence of programmed errors. The presence of commission errors impaired acquisition for three of four participants. Following removal of commission errors from instruction, we observed a carry-over effect for only two participants suggesting that adverse effects are reversible with relatively small amounts of high-quality instruction.
Descriptors: Training, Integrity, Error Patterns, Performance, Teaching Methods, Educational Quality, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems
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