You have new items in your feed. Click to view.
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.
0 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Weegy Stuff
S
Points 718 [Total 789] Ratings 4 Comments 678 Invitations 0 Offline
S
1
L
Points 594 [Total 1428] Ratings 3 Comments 564 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
P
Points 555 [Total 3810] Ratings 0 Comments 555 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 129 [Total 129] Ratings 0 Comments 129 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 58 [Total 285] Ratings 0 Comments 58 Invitations 0 Offline
S
L
P
P
P
Points 46 [Total 3862] Ratings 0 Comments 46 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 40 [Total 45] Ratings 0 Comments 0 Invitations 4 Offline
S
Points 15 [Total 15] Ratings 0 Comments 5 Invitations 1 Offline
S
L
C
Points 11 [Total 4491] Ratings 1 Comments 1 Invitations 0 Offline
S
Points 10 [Total 10] Ratings 1 Comments 0 Invitations 0 Offline
* Excludes moderators and previous
winners (Include)
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | © Purple Inc.