Eex 3601 #2

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Eex 3601  #2

Study Guide 2 for final


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  • 1. 
    L A second grade student is reinforced with the same happy face sticker every time she turns in her homework. For four weeks she never fails to turn in her work. After this, she starts "forgetting" to do her homework. What has probably occurred?
    • A. 

      Extinction

    • B. 

      Satiation

    • C. 

      Deprivation

    • D. 

      Negative reinforcement

  • 2. 
    A limited hold contingency allows teacher to make the reinforcer available for long periods of time following the elapsed interval.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The effectiveness of a primary reinforcer may be influenced by a student’s state of deprivation to that potential reinforcer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Withholding reinforcement for a previously reinforced behavior to reduce the occurrence of the behavior is known as _________________________.
  • 5. 
    A token reinforcement system requires two components: the tokens themselves and _____________ reinforcers.
    • A. 

      Negative

    • B. 

      Thinning

    • C. 

      Backup

    • D. 

      Scheduling

  • 6. 
    At the beginning of an extinction procedure, the teacher should expect the rate, duration, or intensity of student behavior to:
    • A. 

      Increase

    • B. 

      Remain stable

    • C. 

      Disappear

    • D. 

      Decrease

  • 7. 
    Contingent withdrawal of tokens or other exchangeable reinforcers for inappropriate behavior  is a procedure known as:
  • 8. 
    A student who frequently throws things at other students is required to dust shelves, clean the blackboard, straighten desks, and clean the classroom floor during recess. This is an example of the use of:  
    • A. 

      Differential reinforcement of alternative behavior

    • B. 

      Unconditioned aversive stimuli

    • C. 

      Restitutional overcorrection

    • D. 

      Response cost

  • 9. 
    A student who is frequently disruptive in class is required to repeat the following steps five times after each disruption: (a) recite the rules for talking in class or leaving his seat; (b) raise his hand and wait until the teacher calls him by name; and, (c) ask for permission to talk or leave his seat. This is an example of the use of:  
    • A. 

      Differential reinforcement of alternative behaviors

    • B. 

      Restitutional overcorrection

    • C. 

      Response cost

    • D. 

      Positive practice overcorrection

  • 10. 
    Of the following procedures, which is considered the MOST INTRUSIVE on the hierarchy of procedural alternatives for behavior reduction presented in your textbook?
    • A. 

      Extinction

    • B. 

      Time-out

    • C. 

      Overcorrection

    • D. 

      Response cost

  • 11. 
    According to the textbook, when a student has been placed in time out:
    • A. 

      He should remain there as long as it takes for him to quiet down

    • B. 

      He should remain for a period of time equal to the amount of time he was disrupting the class

    • C. 

      One to five minutes is generally sufficient, but no longer than 15 minutes

    • D. 

      Any of the above criteria is appropriate.

  • 12. 
    Save     To determine the most effective intervention for a behavior, it is necessary to analyze:
    • A. 

      Antecedents and behaviors

    • B. 

      Behaviors and consequences

    • C. 

      Consequences and antecedents

    • D. 

      Antecedents only

  • 13. 
    The stimuli that occasion or signal the opportunity to perform a behavior are known as:
    • A. 

      Antecedents

    • B. 

      Behaviors

    • C. 

      Consequences

    • D. 

      Preceding variables

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is considered a setting event?
    • A. 

      Classroom noise or temperature level

    • B. 

      Hunger

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the abov

  • 15. 
    Which behavior most likely will function to gain a teacher’s attention?
    • A. 

      Reading quietly

    • B. 

      Banging a pencil

    • C. 

      Taking notes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Which of the following designs is often used during a functional analysis?
    • A. 

      ABAB design

    • B. 

      Multielement design

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    A child who wants more juice interrupts her mother who is talking on the phone.  As the child's interruptions become louder and more insistent, the mother abruptly ends her call and immediately attends to the child. More than likely, the next time the mother is on the phone and her child wants something
    • A. 

      The child will take care of her own needs

    • B. 

      The child will interrupt the mother

    • C. 

      There is no way to predict occurrence of behavior

    • D. 

      The mother will ignore the child

  • 18. 
    ___________ __________ are circumstances in a student’s life, ranging from cultural influences to an uncomfortable environment, that temporarily alter the power of reinforcers.
  • 19. 
    During a functional analysis condition a student is presented with a difficult task and begins to scream. The teacher quickly removes the task and the student stops screaming. Which of the following might be the function of his behavior?
    • A. 

      Self-stimulation

    • B. 

      Attention

    • C. 

      Escape

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    According to the textbook, during A-B-C descriptive analysis, data should be collected for a minimum of:
    • A. 

      3 days

    • B. 

      5 days

    • C. 

      8 days

    • D. 

      10 days

  • 21. 
    The same behavior exhibited by two different students may serve two different functions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    When students escape from a task or environment by performing an inappropriate behavior, that behavior is likely to be maintained by:
    • A. 

      Punishment

    • B. 

      Extinction

    • C. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • D. 

      Negative reinforcement

  • 23. 
    Place the steps of developing a behavior support plan in the correct sequence or order.
    • A. 

      Screening ,Conduct functional analysis , Conduct functional assessment ,Teacher identifies problem behavior

    • B. 

      Teacher identifies problem behavior , Screening , Conduct functional assessment , Conduct functional analysis

  • 24. 
    When teachers react to inappropriate behavior by offering a student various items or activities until the inappropriate behavior stops, they risk maintaining the inappropriate behavior with:
    • A. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • B. 

      Negative reinforcement

    • C. 

      Extinction

    • D. 

      Punishment

  • 25. 
    The antecedent-behavior-consequence or ABC Chart is a structured form of an anecdotal report.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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