Title

Using Web-Mediated Experiential Case-Based Instruction to Teach Functional Behavioral Assessment Skills

Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

Teacher Education and Special Education

Volume

26

Issue

1

Publication Date

2003

First Page

1

Last Page

17

Abstract

This article describes three Web-mediated experiential case strategies employed with preservice teachers to facilitate practice of functional behavioral assessment skills. A pre-posttest group experimental design was used to examine the effects of three case-based teaching tactics on students' knowledge and application of information to conduct functional assessments. The results suggested that the three teaching tactics were equally effective in facilitating the application of functional behavioral assessment skills. However, there were some differences in the students' perceptions about the relevance and meaningfulness of their experiences as a means to teach functional assessment skills. Technology issues and other variables that could have influenced the results are discussed.

Comments

Originally published by SAGE Publications.

Publisher’s PDF available to USU students and faculty through remote link.

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