Chapter 10

For behaviors such as how long a student takes to get

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Unformatted text preview: my second and third grade clients, we role play both the target behavior and its opposite. Together, we then create a brief description of the behavior I want them to monitor.” Next, a self-monitoring system is selected that is appropriate for the behavior being observed. For discrete behaviors such as raising their hands during class discussions, students probably will record each occurrence of a behavior. In the case of behaviors like such as spent on an assignment, students would record the duration of the behavior, which is the actual period of time during which they performing the behavior. For behaviors such as how long a student takes to get started on an assignment after the directions are given, students would record latency, which is how long it takes them to actually initiate the requested behavior (Mace, Belfiore & Shea, 1989). You also need to determine if the recording system will be unprompted or prompted (Shapiro & Cole, 1994). With an unprompted system, students selfmonitor when they determine it’s time to do so. With a prompted system, students are provide...
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.

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