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Educational Methods

2015

La Salle University

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Action Research: Verbal Protest, Jaimie Gatto Salt Jan 2015

Action Research: Verbal Protest, Jaimie Gatto Salt

Graduate Annual

Verbal protest due to work being perceived as challenging and unexpected schedule changes was identified as a problem for a student in an Autistic Support classroom. Baseline data was taken on the number of instances of verbal protest observed throughout the school day. Research studies were examined to determine a variety of behavioral approaches that have been used and the effectiveness of self-monitoring tools in decreasing behaviors. A self-monitoring tool called a Self and Match was chosen to be implemented during the intervention period. Quantitative data was collected using partial-interval data collection throughout the day in 5-minute intervals. Qualitative data ...