washing his hands. What are the ethical issues that might arise from such a plan and how can you plan for
and/or decrease these negative effects?
Chapter 13: Schedules of Reinforcement
Discuss the term schedules of reinforcement. In your discussion be sure to describe what it is, and discuss the
"boundaries for all other schedules of reinforcement" identified in the chapter.
Explain in detail how you would utilize schedules of reinforcement for teaching a student a new skill and, once
acquired, what schedule you would use to maintain it.
Compare and contrast the four basic intermittent schedules of reinforcement.
Identify and describe the schedule of effects, specifically the issues of consistency of performance and rate of
response, for each of the four basic intermittent schedules of reinforcement.
Describe the process of how you would use a ratio schedule to (1) teach a student a new skill and (2) move the
skill into maintenance.