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Identify a research question from your professional life or career specialization that can be addressed by an independent samples t test. Indicate why a t test would be the appropriate analysis for this research question.
Describe the variables and their scale of measurement.
Discuss the expected outcome (e.g., "The group 1 mean score will be significantly greater than the group 2 mean score because…")
Identify a research question from your professional life or career specialization that can be addressed by a one-way ANOVA.
Indicate why a one-way ANOVA would be the appropriate analysis for this research question. Describe the variables and their scale of measurement. Discuss the expected outcome.
Reflect on your experiences upon completing PSY7620.
Evaluate your current level of statistics anxiety relative to Week 1. Has your view of statistics changed from the beginning of the course? Do you have a different perception of how you can use statistics in your career? Justify your answers.
View the following videos from this unit's studies, if you have not done so already:
Mand Adult Model.
Tact Adult Model.
Echoic Adult Model.
Intraverbal Adult Model.
After watching the videos, summarize the four models of verbal behavior presented. Then post a substantive response to the following discussion question:
Read the case study information about Casi on pages 235–238 of Functional Assessment. The case study identifies the function of Casi's challenging behavior and provides a rationale for selecting that function. Based on the information presented, what do you believe are the key features necessary for an intervention plan for Casi in order to decrease challenging behavior and increase appropriate replacement behavior (or behaviors)? How would you change relevant antecedents and setting events? How would you change the consequences to address the negative reinforcement function?
Describe the personal reaction to interventions used to address problematic behaviors. Discuss assessment methods to address functional daily living skills.
Discuss how you will positively represent ABA in such circumstances without coming across as being arrogant and inadvertently increasing opposition to ABA. Give examples of the kinds of statements or questions that you might use. In addition, discuss your experience with the ABA Interventions: How to Show Support branching interactive in this unit's studies. How did you respond to the parents, and why? What do you think the best response would be in this situation?
Briefly explain the steps in assessing social skills using direct observation, and the direct instruction sequence for teaching social skills. In your role as a consultant, describe how you would collaborate with a classroom teacher to teach social skills to a student with autism. In your discussion, refer to one or more of the case studies in the ABA Case Study Portfolio.
Read the case study information about Payton, a student with Asperger's syndrome, found on pages 267–270 of Functional Assessment, then post a substantive response to the following discussion question:
Describe the key features of what you would propose to Payton's school team as necessary steps to expand his intervention plan to promote generalization and maintenance and add prevention strategies.
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