Graduate Catalog 2018-2019

EDCI 8009 Managing Learn Enviornments

Prerequisites: EDCI 8006 and EDCI 8007. This course serves as an introduction to behavior analytic definitions, concepts, principles, characteristics, and processes. Coursework includes the fundamental elements of behavior change, Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS), and specific behavior change procedures. The course further defines behaviors that are appropriate for assessment and change by defining and discussing various methods of behavioral assessment, as well as establishing the procedures for selecting behavioral outcomes, selecting behavioral strategies, and the ethical and professional issues relevant to the practice of behavioral assessment and choosing behaviors to change. An emphasis is on how administrators can support teachers with classroom management professional development.