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EDSE 5371

Teaching and Positive Behavior Support in Autism

Three semester Hours.

The focus of this course is the design of educational environments that maximize learning. This course covers the application of specific behavioral teaching procedures, including prompting, reinforcement, shaping, chaining, error correction and generalized methods, and the development of instructional plans. Emphasis is placed on functional-based interventions to teach communities, social, self-help and pre-academic skills. Application of such methods in inclusive classroom settings is also considered. Prerequisite: EDSE 5325 and EDSE 5370.

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