Objectives/Competencies

1.1 Determine if a stimuli is functioning as a reinforcer.
1.2 Explain the function of a reinforcing contingency.
1.3 Explain the relationship between aversive stimuli and negative reinforcement.
Learning Activities
Required
Principles of Behavior, Ch. 1
no new messages 15
Principles of Behavior, Ch. 2
no new messages 17
Principles of Behavior, Ch. 3
no new messages 6
Week One Electronic Reserve Readings
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Positive and Negative Reinforcement
no new messages 1
Operant Conditioning: Negative Reinforcement
no new messages 6
Operant Conditioning: Positive Reinforcement
no new messages 1
Psychology: Behaviorist Perspective
no new messages 1
Learning Team Charter
no new messages 3
Assignments
Assignment Status Friendly name Title Due Date Points Unread Comments
Week One Participation Due Jan 09, 11:59 PM /4
Reinforcement Procedures Paper Due Jan 09, 11:59 PM /5 no new messages no new messages
Total Points /9
Instructor Feedback
Week2
Punishment
Jan 10 – Jan 16 / 24 points
Tasks
Objectives/Competencies

2.1 Differentiate between the forms of punishment.
2.2 Implement positive and negative punishment to specific scenarios.
2.3 Describe how to implement extinction procedures within a behavioral paradigm.
Learning Activities
Required
Principles of Behavior, Ch. 4
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 5
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 6
no new messages 1
Week Two Electronic Reserve Readings
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Crime and Punishment
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Assignments
Assignment Status Friendly name Title Due Date Points Unread Comments
Week Two Participation Due Jan 16, 11:59 PM /4
Behavioral Principles Application Presentation Due Jan 16, 11:59 PM /10 no new messages no new messages
Ethics of Punishment Paper Due Jan 16, 11:59 PM /10 no new messages no new messages
Total Points /24
Instructor Feedback
Week3
Shaping and Stimulus Control
Jan 17 – Jan 23 / 20 points
Tasks
Objectives/Competencies

3.1 Apply differential reinforcement and punishment procedures to various scenarios.
3.2 Explain the steps needed to shape behavior using various interventions and procedures.
3.3 Explain how to teach a skill using discrimination.
3.4 Explain the role of satiation and deprivation in behavior patterns.
Learning Activities
Required
Principles of Behavior, Ch. 7
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 8
no new messages 1
Principles of Behavior, Ch. 9
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 12
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 13
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Week Three Electronic Reserve Readings
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Successive Approximations
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Behavior Change Strategies
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Assignments
Assignment Status Friendly name Title Due Date Points Unread Comments
Week Three Participation Due Jan 23, 11:59 PM /4
Reinforcement Worksheet Due Jan 23, 11:59 PM /10 no new messages no new messages
Self-Management Project Topic Selection Due Jan 23, 11:59 PM /3 no new messages no new messages
Motivation Operations Due Jan 23, 11:59 PM /3 no new messages no new messages
Total Points /20
Instructor Feedback
Week4
Behavioral Contingencies
Jan 24 – Jan 30 / 24 points
Tasks
Self-Management Paper Preparation
Objectives/Competencies

4.1 Determine when avoidance training would be beneficial.
4.2 Apply the basic DRO contingencies on behavior.
4.3 Apply ratio schedules to specific scenarios.
4.4 Apply interval schedules to specific scenarios.
Learning Activities
Required
Principles of Behavior, Ch. 15
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 16
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 17
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 18
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 19
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Week Four Electronic Reserve Readings
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Rate & Reinforcement Schedules
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Selection by Consequences
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Recommended
Week Five Self-Management Project
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Assignments
Assignment Status Friendly name Title Due Date Points Unread Comments
Week Four Participation Due Jan 30, 11:59 PM /4
Schedules of Reinforcement Paper Due Jan 30, 11:59 PM /10 no new messages no new messages
DRO Contingency Worksheet Due Jan 30, 11:59 PM /10 no new messages no new messages
Total Points /24
Instructor Feedback
Week5
Complex Human Behavior
Jan 31 – Feb 06 / 23 points
Tasks
Objectives/Competencies

5.1 Differentiate between the use of immediate reinforcement and delayed reinforcement.
5.2 Apply reinforcement principles to feedback and praise.
5.3 Apply behavioral interventions and concepts to self-management, education, health industry, and business models.
Learning Activities
Required
Principles of Behavior, Ch. 22
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 23
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 24
no new messages 1
Principles of Behavior, Ch. 27
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Principles of Behavior, Ch. 28
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Week Five Electronic Reserve Readings
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Healthy Sleep Practices
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Drug Abuse Treatment
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Assignments
Assignment Status Friendly name Title Due Date Points Unread Comments
Week Five Participation Due Feb 06, 11:59 PM /4
Feedback and Praise Reflection Due Feb 06, 11:59 PM /5 no new messages no new messages
Self-Management Paper Due Feb 06, 11:59 PM /14 no new messages no new messages
Total Points /23
Instructor Feedback

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