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The Effect of a Token Reinforcement System with a Time-Out Backup Consequence on the Classroom Behavior of E/BD Students.
Drege, Patricia; Beare, Paul L. – B. C. Journal of Special Education, 1991
Implementation of a token economy system with a time-out backup consequence in a highly structured self-contained elementary classroom for children with emotional and behavior disorders demonstrated a strong functional relationship between the intervention system and improvement in the students' behavior. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders, Elementary Education, Emotional Disturbances
Greenwood, L. K.; Morton, L. L. – B. C. Journal of Special Education, 1989
Evaluation of a checklist by teachers to rate 60 secondary level learning-disabled and nondisabled students for mainstream competencies found no overall mean group differences and no inter-rater reliability, though ratings on work habits did predict course grades for all three groups (fully mainstreamed, partially mainstreamed, and nondisabled).…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Grades (Scholastic), Learning Disabilities, Mainstreaming
Effects of a Self-Management Strategy on Task-Independent Behaviours of Adolescents with Learning Disabilities.
Sander, Nancy W.; And Others – B. C. Journal of Special Education, 1991
Self-management strategy training was given to four learning-disabled adolescent males. The subjects mastered the steps in seven to nine sessions and went on to apply the strategy to target behaviors following which these behaviors were at or above criterion in both training and generalization settings. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies