Question and answer
1. Which assessment methods did I observe to be most often used? Least often used? What could explain such observations?
Behavioral observation is a widely used method of behavioral assessment. [ Unlike other methods of behavioral assessment, most of which rely on people’s perceptions of behavior, behavioral observation involves watching and recording the behavior of a person in typical environments (e.g., classrooms). The assumption is therefore that data collected are more objective than are perceptions. Most
methods of behavioral observation provide quantitative and objective data that can be used to determine current levels of behavior, to set goals for behavioral improvement, and to measure change following intervention plans. Depending on the nature of the behaviors of concern, observers may be interested in any one or a combination of several characteristics related to the behavior. The most common characteristic observed is frequency, or how often a behavior occurs. Other characteristics include magnitude (how intense a behavior is) and duration (how long a behavior lasts). A behavior change agent might be interested in reducing the frequency of a problem behavior, reducing its intensity, or reducing its duration. Regardless of which characteristic is observed, it is important to measure that characteristic consistently throughout the behavior intervention process. ]
Expert answered|Tachek|Points 50|
Question
Asked 1/13/2013 7:47:53 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
21,958,542 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Match the parts of the following function with their correct ...
Weegy: I'm sorry. What is your question? User: Which of the following equations could be used to solve for the ...
8/30/2015 8:34:24 PM| 4 Answers
Why is Paine's use of aphorisms important in The Crisis No. ...
Weegy: C User: Read the quotation from The Crisis, No. 1, and then answer the question. “…the harder the conflict, ...
8/30/2015 4:35:59 PM| 2 Answers
Select the adverb clause from the sentence below. As population ...
Weegy: Yes, adverbs can be used to modify other adverbs. User: Select the adverb clause from the sentence below. ...
8/30/2015 6:51:38 PM| 2 Answers
Select the adverb clause from the sentence below. Unless there is ...
Weegy: Adverbs do not modify NOUN. User: Select the adverb clause from the sentence below. Wherever there have ...
8/30/2015 7:01:02 PM| 2 Answers
By creating international and national commissions to oversee atomic ...
Weegy: c. expand the development and research of atomic plants User: This was a U.S. policy proposed by George Kennan ...
8/30/2015 7:35:08 PM| 2 Answers
2. Given the formula K = LMN, what is the formula for M? A. ...
Weegy: A. M = K/LN User: 3. Solve this equation for A: A ÷ 2 = 4 A. 8 B. 4 C. 6 D. 2 Weegy: -6 + 3x = -9 ...
8/30/2015 8:24:13 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
P
1
P
L
P
R
Points 1359 [Total 11712]| Ratings 7| Comments 1289| Invitations 0|Offline
S
1
L
L
Points 853 [Total 9321]| Ratings 3| Comments 813| Invitations 1|Online
S
L
Points 798 [Total 1113]| Ratings 1| Comments 788| Invitations 0|Offline
S
L
L
P
1
Points 737 [Total 9310]| Ratings 2| Comments 717| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 549 [Total 775]| Ratings 1| Comments 539| Invitations 0|Online
S
Points 258 [Total 266]| Ratings 0| Comments 258| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 224 [Total 224]| Ratings 3| Comments 194| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 222 [Total 299]| Ratings 0| Comments 222| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 214 [Total 533]| Ratings 1| Comments 204| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 157 [Total 188]| Ratings 0| Comments 157| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.