ABA650-01C Philosophical Underpinnings of Applied Behavior Analysis (with Andre V Maharaj)

ABA650-01C Philosophical Underpinnings of Applied Behavior Analysis (with Andre V Maharaj)

This introductory course offers a comprehensive study of the philosophical and historical foundations of behavior analysis, with special emphasis of behaviorism, experimental analysis of behavior, and the application of applied behavior analysis Topics covered during this course include a historical perspective of behaviorism, description and environmental explanation of behavior, the science of behavior analysis, the relationship between behavior analysis and other psychological sciences and theories, as well as the major professional issues currently facing the field. Additionally, students will identify and analyze the key components of empirical research published in scholarly journals in the field of behavior analysis related to the topics in this course. This course emphasizes the tenets of behaviorism in the application of behavior analysis to interpreting and understanding everyday events.

Credit(s):

3

Location:

Remote

Day(s) and Time(s):

Sep 9-Nov 4
W: 5-9p
Class Number:13455_Fall2020
Your Price*: $1,725.00

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Remote: Courses that are typically taught face-to-face will be delivered remotely this fall. As opposed to an online course, which requires no live sessions and allows a student to study anytime, a remote course is either: (1) a course with live class sessions delivered via web conferencing, or (2) a course with pre-recorded lectures that a student can watch anytime, typically paired with live discussions sessions. For more detail on the remote format of a specific course, contact the instructor.

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Instructor: Andre V Maharaj
Email: [email protected]

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