- Course Number:
- ED 252
- Course Title:
- Behavior Management
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Course DescriptionBehavior terminology will be defined and applied. Students will demonstrate and practice baselining, setting up a program, reinforcing, modeling, shaping, chaining, monitoring and graphing data. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
- Define and use behavior terms.
- Describe behavior objectively.
- Identify behavior management techniques.
- Describe and practice diagnostic procedures.
- Demonstrate the ability to use reason, decision making, and complex problem solving skills.
Course Activities and Design
- Create a safe environment in the classroom.
- Write a behavioral change program.
- Implement a behavioral change program.
- Decrease unwanted behavior.
- Increase desired behavior.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Student progress will be evaluated and criteria for assigning a course grade by the following tool: present an original project
demonstrating a change in behavior using concepts taught in class.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Communication: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to communicate effectively by determining the purpose of communication; analyzing audience and context to sue appropriate language and modality; and by responding to feedback to achieve clarity, coherence, and effectiveness.
Community and environmental responsibility: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to apply scientific, cultural, and political perspectives in understanding the natural and social world and in addressing the consequences of human activity both globally and locally, demonstrating an understanding of social change and social action.
Critical thinking and problem solving: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to think critically and creatively to solve problems, understanding and using various methods of reasoning and evaluating information and it sources.
Culture awareness: Graduates of Portland Community College should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the varieties of human cultures, perspectives, and forms of expressions as well as their own cultures complexities.
Professional competence: Graduates of Portland Community College should demonstrate mastery in a discipline of profession at a level appropriate to program and transfer requirements through the application of concepts, skills, processes, and technology in the performance of authentic tasks that enhance community involvement and employability.
Self-reflection: Graduates of Portland Community College should be self-appraising in applying the knowledge and skills they have learned, examining and evaluating personal beliefs and comparing them with the beliefs of others.