ERIC Number: EJ1073387
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
A Comparison of Video Modeling, Text-Based Instruction, and No Instruction for Creating Multiple Baseline Graphs in Microsoft Excel
Tyner, Bryan C.; Fienup, Daniel M.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, v48 n3 p701-706 Sep 2015
Graphing is socially significant for behavior analysts; however, graphing can be difficult to learn. Video modeling (VM) may be a useful instructional method but lacks evidence for effective teaching of computer skills. A between-groups design compared the effects of VM, text-based instruction, and no instruction on graphing performance. Participants who used VM constructed graphs significantly faster and with fewer errors than those who used text-based instruction or no instruction. Implications for instruction are discussed.
Descriptors: Graphs, Video Technology, Models, Teaching Methods, Comparative Analysis, Spreadsheets, Task Analysis
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