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Single Subject Research: Applications in Educational Settings,
3rd Edition

Stephen B. Richards

ISBN-13: 9781337566698 | ISBN-10: 1337566691

Copyright 2019

| Published 2018

| 368 pages

List Price USD $99.95

Overview

This practical textbook provides background knowledge, basic concepts, and an understanding of relevant issues related to applied behavior analysis -- and specifically to single subject research designs. It combines explanation with application, providing you with an overview of the major types of single subject research designs. A summary of the results of applicable studies published in the professional literature follows the overview. Sample studies illustrate the application of principles, and concept checks help you gauge your grasp of the material.

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Meet the Authors

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Dr. Stephen Richards (Ed.D.) is a retired Associate Professor. He has co-authored textbooks addressing intellectual disabilities, exceptional students, collaborating with professionals and families, and behavior management, in addition to single subject research.

  • Each chapter includes learning objectives, which provide a framework for students as they read and help them understand expected outcomes.
  • CEC Standards have been correlated to each chapter.
  • Focuses on issues in single subject research, independent/dependent variables, and the four basic single-subject designs and their variations.
  • Includes numerous student-friendly features such as reoccurring vignettes, "Check It Out," and "Summary Checklists" that help keep students engaged.
  • Reviews current research literature and includes "how to" information for students.
  • Offers a holistic approach to analyzing data that emphasizes visual, quantitative, and qualitative aspects.

Table of Contents

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PART 1: CONDUCTING SINGLE SUBJECT RESEARCH: ISSUES AND PROCEDURES.
1. Historical Perspectives and Important Concepts in Single Subject Research.
2. Methods for Changing Target Behaviors.
3. Methods for Recording Behaviors.
4. Issues in Single Subject Research.
5. Action Research.
PART 2: OVERVIEW AND APPLICATION OF SINGLE SUBJECT DESIGNS.
6. Withdrawal Designs.
7. Changing Conditions and Changing Criterion Designs.
8. Multiple Baseline Designs.
9. Alternating Treatments Designs.
PART 3: ANALYZING RESULTS FROM SINGLE SUBJECT STUDIES.
10. Methods for Analyzing Data.

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