Test 1 Advanced Contingency Management

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Exam 1 in EDX 8103, Advanced Contingency Management. You may use any of the resources you have available.


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  • 1. 
    The focus of the behavioral approach is:
    • A. 

      Observing and predicting

    • B. 

      Facilitating behavior change

    • C. 

      Recording and verifying aberrant behaviors

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    A relationship among events in which the rate of a behavior's occurrence increases when some environmental condition is removed is:
    • A. 

      Differential reinforcement

    • B. 

      Reinforcement

    • C. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • D. 

      Negative reinforcement

  • 3. 
    Behaviorists are LEAST concerned with the following:
    • A. 

      Functional relation

    • B. 

      Observable behaviors

    • C. 

      Present events

    • D. 

      Past events

  • 4. 
    Who is associated or responsible for the use of the term “behaviorism?”
    • A. 

      Skinner

    • B. 

      Watson

    • C. 

      Darwin

    • D. 

      Pavlov

  • 5. 
       John was scheduled to take a spelling test each Friday. His mother told him if he received 90% correct or better for three out of four spelling test he would get to buy a new video game. His mother was employing which of the following behavioral techniques?
    • A. 

      Punishment

    • B. 

      Negative punishment

    • C. 

      Shaping

    • D. 

      Positive reinforcement

  • 6. 
            Ms. Sims was having difficulty getting Tia to sit during morning circle. She decided that she would reinforce Tia’s attempts to sit during circle time. She began by reinforcing Tia when she was standing next to her chair, then when she had one knee on her chair. She continued this process until Tia remained seated during morning circle time. Ms. Sims employed which the following behavioral techniques?
    • A. 

      Modeling

    • B. 

      Shaping

    • C. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • D. 

      Negative reinforcement

  • 7. 
    Pairing stimuli so that an unconditioned stimulus elicits a response is known as all of the following EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Pavlovian

    • B. 

      Classical

    • C. 

      Respondent conditioning

    • D. 

      Shaping

  • 8. 
    Which is NOT a contributor to the behavioral viewpoint
    • A. 

      Functionalism

    • B. 

      Naturalism

    • C. 

      Animal psychology

    • D. 

      Positivism

  • 9. 
    "Jack can't learn because he has Down syndrome" is an example of what explanation of behavior?
    • A. 

      Biophysical explanation

    • B. 

      Developmental explanation

    • C. 

      Cognitive explanation

    • D. 

      Behavioral explanation

  • 10. 
    Target behavior must be included in behavioral objectives because:
    • A. 

      The precise definition of the behavior facilitates continuity of instruction

    • B. 

      The statement allows our confirmation that a change has actually occurred

    • C. 

      A and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    Which component is missing from the following objective? "Jason will fill the ice cube tray independently during 4 out of 5 sessions."
    • A. 

      Learner

    • B. 

      Target behavior

    • C. 

      Condition

    • D. 

      Criteria for acceptable performance

  • 12. 
    Behavioral objectives are
    • A. 

      Statements of actual instructional intent

    • B. 

      Statements of annual program intent

    • C. 

      Usually 3 to 4 months long

    • D. 

      The length of the grading period for students with mild disabilities

  • 13. 
    "Point to the correct answer" is an example of which component of a behavioral objective?
    • A. 

      Target behavior

    • B. 

      Learner

    • C. 

      Conditions

    • D. 

      Criteria for acceptable performance

  • 14. 
    When selecting a criterion for mastery, the teacher should consider:
    • A. 

      Nature of the content

    • B. 

      Ability of the student

    • C. 

      Numbers of learning opportunities to be provided

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    A behavioral intervention plan includes:
    • A. 

      Operation definition of the target behavior

    • B. 

      Intervention strategies

    • C. 

      Results of the functional assessment

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    All of the following are reasons for identifying the traget behavior in the behavioral objective EXCEPT:
    • A. 

      Consistency in behavioral observation

    • B. 

      Required by law

    • C. 

      Facilitates continuity of instruction

    • D. 

      Confirmation by a third party

  • 17. 
    Mike's job coach was concerned with his production on the job site. Mike had mastered the assembly skills but was having difficulty keeping up with the competitive  job production of his coworkers. Mike's job coach should work on which of the following?
    • A. 

      Acquisition

    • B. 

      Fluency

    • C. 

      Generalization

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    During the third grade, John learned his multiplication facts. Upon returning to school after the summer break, his fourth grade teacher tested his ability to recite his multiplication facts. John's fourth grade teachers was assessing which skill level?
    • A. 

      Maintenance

    • B. 

      Generalization

    • C. 

      Fluency

    • D. 

      Over learning

  • 19. 
    To provide the broadest possible description of events occurring within a time period one would use:
    • A. 

      Anecdotal recording

    • B. 

      Observational recording

    • C. 

      Permanent product recording

    • D. 

      Topography recording

  • 20. 
    Jessie is learning traffic signs in driver's education. His teacher holds up the sign and immediately records if Jessie names it correctly. This type of data collection is known as:
    • A. 

      Event recording

    • B. 

      Time sampling

    • C. 

      Latency recording

    • D. 

      Permanent product recording

  • 21. 
    Mrs. Golden wanted to collect baseline data on how often Lauren speaks to her neighbor during silent reading. She divided the 15 minutes into equal 30-second intervals and made a notion of Lauren's talking during each. The method of data collection she used was:
    • A. 

      Event recording

    • B. 

      Time sampling

    • C. 

      Interval recording

    • D. 

      Anecdotal recording

  • 22. 
    At the end of each play period, Mr. Carey counted the number of toys that Mary, Louise, and Anita did not put back on the shelves. He was using:
    • A. 

      Event recording

    • B. 

      Interval recording

    • C. 

      Time sampling

    • D. 

      Permanent product recording

  • 23. 
    When determining __________________of a behavior, we count the number of times the behavior occurs within an observation period.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Rate

    • C. 

      Latency

    • D. 

      Duration

  • 24. 
    ____________________ is calculated by dividing the number of times a behavior occurred by the length of the observation period.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Latency

    • C. 

      Duration

    • D. 

      Rate

  • 25. 
    ___________________ is important when we are concerned not with the number of times a student engages in it, but how long.
    • A. 

      Duration

    • B. 

      Latency

    • C. 

      Rate

    • D. 

      Topography

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