Ch21 - Ch21 DirectBehavioral Assessment:Whatto RecordandHow...

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Ch21 Direct Behavioral  Assessment: What to  Record and How
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Direct Behavioral Assessment: What  to Record and How Characteristics of behavior to be recorded Topography The form of a specific response  What it looks like Amount Frequency (how many) Frequency graph (p.271) Y axes indicates number of occurrence X axes is some measure of time (sessions, day etc. .) Cumulative graph (p.273) Each of the responses for a condition during a session are added to the  total responses of all previous sessions of that condition Slope of line indicates rate Line can never have negative slope (go down), no response  indicated by flat line (zero slope)
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Direct Behavioral Assessment: What  to Record and How Characteristics of behavior to be recorded Duration Length of time a behavior occurs Some behaviors appropriate for duration measure Listening attentively, staying seated, watching TV, talking on  the phone, coffee breaks Can graph as a simple duration graph, or as a cumulative  duration graph
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course PHY 205 taught by Professor Barlly during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Ch21 - Ch21 DirectBehavioral Assessment:Whatto RecordandHow...

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