Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - ABA I: Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis
PSYC 3136 ABA I: Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis
Prerequisites:CHFS 2106 or PSYC 2006
Hours:Four hours of lecture/seminar per week for one term.
Description:This course provides an introduction to fundamentals of learning and applied behaviour analysis (ABA). Students are exposed to an overview of theories and basic principles of behaviour, features and characteristics of ABA, preference assessment, functional assessment and selection of target behaviours, outcomes planning, and defining, recording and charting of behaviour. This course is the first of two ABA courses that focuses on the application of behaviour analytic principles and strategies/methods in a variety of applied settings, service and workplace environments, and sectors. This course is also offered as CHFS 3136.