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However, maintenance and generalization are two additional considerations in
monitoring the success of an intervention. In the case of maintenance, you are
checking to see if the behavior change continues once the intervention has
stopped. In the case of generalization, you would determine if the behavior
change is observable in environments other than the environment in which the 15 intervention occurred. For example, does a behavior change initiated in a math
class transfer to other classes?
Principle 2.2: Learning Is Gradual and Step by Step
Principle 2.2 reminds us that complicated behaviors may take time to be
learned or changed. Therefore, you will need to implement behavior change
programs that emphasize improvement rather than perfection. This can be
accomplished by applying the behavioral idea of shaping, which is the
reinforcement of gradual improvement. For example, for a student who never
turns in homework, returning the next homework assignment is improvement that
you reinforce. If a student has gotten in trouble...
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08