Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Behavior 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.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).


Distance Education: Web Course Information

CRN 42199

From the Instructor:
ED 252 is an overview of behavior management that includes understanding and assessing behavior, measuring and charting behavior, strategies for behavioral assessment, developing positive behavioral supports and interventions, legal challenges, maintaining a safe school environment, and strategies for decreasing disruptive behaviors.

You will learn how to use positive behavioral supports (PBS) to prevent challenging behaviors within the K-12 school setting and you will see how to measure results of different strategies and interventions used with students struggling with behavioral issues to teach self-management.

Course content will address the specific needs of learners with disabilities while emphasizing the relevance of PBS for all children and youth.

This course will be especially helpful to the paraeducator who works in one the following capacities as: Skills trainer, Skills group leader, CICO system monitor, hall monitor, In house suspension room monitor, Behavioral support EA (one- on-one ED student), General Ed educational assistant, Lunch supervisor,or Library assistant.

Course Specific Requirements:
Required Text
Behavior Management: Positive
Applications for Teachers, 7th Edition
Enhanced Pearson Loose-Leaf Version plus--Access Card Package
Published: January 8, 2015
Author Thomas J. Zirpoli
ISBN-13: 978-0133917901
ISBN-10: 0133917908
Note: Having the access card package is not necessary. You need the 7th edition textbook at minimum.
Web Technical Requirements:
Please be sure to read the Technical Requirements for this delivery mode.
Students with Disabilities:
Students with disabilities should notify their instructor if accommodations are needed to take this class. For information about technologies that help people with disabilities in taking Web based distance learning classes please visit the Office for Students with Disabilities website.
Web Prerequisite | Start Guide for Online Learners:
Before you take your first online class at PCC, you must complete the start guide for online learners. The start guide will help you decide if online classes are right for you. Once you complete the start guide, you will be eligible to register for online classes. To learn more, go to http://www.pcc.edu/osg
To register, you need the CRNs (ex. 22398) of your selected classes.
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CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates
42199 WEB » - 26-Sep-2016 thru 17-Dec-2016
Instructor: Pam W Sellers
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00
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