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    University of Massachusetts Boston
  Feb 18, 2018
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog

ABA 654 Research Methods

This 3 credit advanced graduate course has been approved by the national Behavior Analyst Certification Board as addressing competencies in measurement and experimental design. With regard to measurement, students will learn how to define behavior in observable and measurable terms, select an appropriate measurement system based upon the dimension of behavior they are studying, consider the strengths and limitations of each measurement system, and calculate inter-observer reliability using a variety of methods. Students will also learn different ways to display data, interpret data, and arrange various experimental designs using single-subject methodology. ABA 654 meets Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc. TM requirements for the following: a. Experimental Design (20 of 20 hours.) b. Measurement (including Data Analysis) 25 of 25 hrs.)

Prerequisite(s): EDC G ABA

3 Credit(s)