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ERIC Number: EJ785139
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Dec
Pages: 13
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1053-0819
Comparing Brief and Extended Wait-Time during Small Group Instruction for Children with Challenging Behavior
Tincani, Matt; Crozier, Shannon
Journal of Behavioral Education, v16 n4 p355-367 Dec 2007
This preliminary study compared brief (1 s) and extended (4 s) wait-time on response opportunities, academic responses, accuracy, and disruptive behavior of two children with challenging behavior during small group instruction. Brief wait-time increased children's response opportunities, academic responses, and accuracy in comparison to extended wait-time. Though variable, brief wait-time also decreased children's disruptive behavior. Findings differ from previous research, which found performance improvements with extended wait-time for children with moderate to profound cognitive disabilities. Limitations of the study and future research suggestions are discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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