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Ulman, Jerome D. – Teaching of Psychology, 1980
Describes a simulation game reinforcing students' understanding of the four elements of behavior modification: measurement, intervention, evaluation, and maintenance. (CK)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Higher Education, Psychology, Simulation
Frey, Sherman – 1973
This survey of 406 educators attending the 1973 summer session at Northern Illinois University sought to determine educators' familiarity with behavior modification, including the nature of their exposure to it and the extent to which they have integrated it into their own behavior. The survey also sought subjects' opinion of the value of being…
Descriptors: Behavior, Behavior Change, Conditioning, Student Behavior
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Wheldall, Kevin; Congreve, Susan – Educational Review, 1980
A sample of 116 British teachers completed Musgrove's scale assessing their attitudes toward behavior modification and its use in educational settings. Overall mean scores suggested ambivalence. Among background variables, only prior familiarity with behavior modification influenced teachers' attitudes toward it, confirming Musgrove's findings.…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavior Modification, Elementary Secondary Education, Prior Learning
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Luthans, Fred; Youssef, Carolyn M.; Rawski, Shannon L. – Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 2011
This study drew from two distinct paradigms: the social cognitively based emerging field of positive organizational behavior or POB and the more established behaviorally based area of organizational behavior modification or OB Mod. The intent was to show that both can contribute to complex challenges facing today's organizations. Using a…
Descriptors: Models, Social Cognition, Industrial Psychology, Administrative Organization
Hein, Dawn L.; Wimer, Sandra L. – Online Submission, 2007
An action research project report was complete to discuss how homework completion and motivation is an ongoing issue and debate within the public schools. This is especially true in the middle school setting. The teacher researchers of this project chose to conduct a study in order to increase homework completion and motivation of middle school…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Homework, Action Research, Behavior Modification
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Waschbusch, Daniel A.; Carrey, Normand J.; Willoughby, Michael T.; King, Sara; Andrade, Brendan F. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2007
This study examined whether response to behavior modification with and without methylphenidate differed for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and conduct problems (CP) depending on the presence of callous/unemotional (CU) traits. Participants were 37 children ages 7 to 12, including 19 with ADHD/CP-only and 18 with…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Behavior Modification, Behavior Disorders, Attention Deficit Disorders
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Stetter, Dick – School Counselor, 1971
Results indicated that behavior modification techniques can be applied to individual students and to entire classes by the counselor or teacher, and desirable changes should occur. (Author)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Environment, Counselors
Intellect, 1976
Describes the technique of behavior modification and its effect on fears, such as fear of airplane flights and sexual impotence. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Behavior Change, Fear, Psychological Patterns
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Hayes, Charles S.; Weinhouse, Ellen – Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 1978
Research and application of principles of behavior modification with visually impaired and blind children are reviewed with particular attention to lower functioning multiply impaired children. (Author)
Descriptors: Auditory Evaluation, Behavior Change, Blindness, Contingency Management
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Bijou, Sidney W. – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 1973
This chapter describes the theoretical and methodological foundations of behavior modification, the behavioral analysis of the retarded child and teaching programs for retarded children. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavior Change, Behavioral Science Research, Experimental Curriculum
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Lindemann-Matthies, Petra; Bonigk, Isabel; Benkowitz, Dorothee – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2012
This study investigated elementary school children's (n = 171) litter behavior during guided forest tours following two different treatments. Four classes received a verbal appeal not to litter in the forest, while another four classes received both a verbal appeal and a demonstration of the desired litter behavior (picking up litter, putting it…
Descriptors: Pollution, Behavior Modification, Elementary School Students, Conservation (Environment)
Thorne, Jennifer – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 requires empirically based interventions to be used when treating chronic problem behaviors. The fundamental part of behavior modification is the ability to demonstrate that behavior change occurred due to the intervention. This can only be accomplished when the intervention is…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Program Implementation, Behavior Modification
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Coles, Erika K.; Slavec, Janine; Bernstein, Melissa; Baroni, Elizabeth – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2012
Objective: The current study examined the impact of the gender of children with ADHD on teachers' perceptions toward inattentive, hyperactive, or oppositional behaviors, and how these perceptions relate to teachers' ratings of children's impairment and referral recommendations. Method: Teachers read eight vignettes depicting boys and girls with…
Descriptors: Children, Child Behavior, Females, Behavior Modification
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Jenson, William R. – Journal of Research and Development in Education, 1978
Reviews the use of behavior modification to control behavior problems in secondary schools. The literature reviewed demonstrates the effectiveness of behavior modification with both average and very difficult students. Describes behavioral techniques, such as group contingencies, home-based reinforcement systems, and contingency contracting, as…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Contingency Management, Performance Contracts
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Nakamura, Tracy; Mamary, Edward – American Journal of Health Education, 2013
Background: The My True Body (MTB) group intervention incorporates cognitive restructuring and social support into bariatric surgery preparation. Purpose: To identify and describe program components that support long-term behavioral modifications and influence confidence in healthy weight maintenance. Methods: Semistructured telephone interviews…
Descriptors: Surgery, Human Body, Interpersonal Relationship, Intervention
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