Association for Behavior Analysis International

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34th Annual Convention; Chicago, IL; 2008

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Symposium #382
CE Offered: BACB
Instructional Design: What's New?
Monday, May 26, 2008
10:30 AM–11:50 AM
Area: EDC; Domain: Service Delivery
Chair: Kent Johnson (Morningside Academy)
CE Instructor: Kent Johnson, Ph.D.

A fast-paced series of 13 speakers will present their latest efforts in instructional design, including academic instruction in reading, math and grammar for children and youth; effective school practices; college teaching; generic professional development; training for university trustees; training for parents and teachers of children with disabilities; and programming and software development issues.

Instructional Design in Educating Children and Youth.
BRADLEY G. FRIESWYK (BGF Performance Systems, LLC.), John E. Humphrey (Cedar Rapids Schools), Philip N. Chase (West Virginia University), Kent Johnson (Morningside Academy), Guy S. Bruce (Appealing Solutions, LLC)
Abstract: Topics include teaching grammar to middle and high school students, teaching beginning reading on the Internet, teaching math to elementary and middle school students, and a top ten list of effective school practices.
Instructional Design Issues in Programming and Software Development.
WILLIAM D. NEWSOME (University of Nevada, Reno), Leslie S. Burkett (University of North Texas)
Abstract: Topics include evaluating web-based learning technologies, and upgrading software to meet the needs of changing technology.
Instructional Design in Higher Education.
STEPHEN E. EVERSOLE (Behavior Development Solutions), Emily Michelle Leeming (University of Nevada, Reno), Marilyn B. Gilbert (Performance Engineering Group), Matthew L. Porritt (Aubrey Daniels International)
Abstract: Topics include delivering professional development online, evaluating the effects of peer coaching on exam performance in a university course, designing new methods for teaching remedial English to college freshmen, and computer-based job training for university boards of trustees.
Instructional Design for Parents and Teachers of Children with Autism and Developmental Disabilities.
RICHARD KEVIN FLEMING (Shriver Center/University of Massachusetts Medical School), Vicci Tucci (Tucci Learning Solutions, Inc.)
Abstract: Topics include a six-course, online curriculum on behavioral interventions for parents of children with autism; and a job aid for teaching instructors how to select contingencies for devloping a repertoire.



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