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ERIC Number: EJ298181
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Effects of Preference, Prompt, and Task Agreement on the Discrimination Learning of Mentally Retarded Adults.
Dowler, Denetta L.; And Others
American Journal of Mental Deficiency, v88 n4 p428-34 Jan 1984
Twenty-seven retarded sheltered workshop employees were trained on discrimination tasks using combinations of preference, prompt, and task agreement. Data revealed that when the learners were prompted in the dimension of the target discrimination, fewer errors were made, training time was reduced, and fewer training trials were required to reach criterion. (Author/CL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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