Applied Behavior Analysis for Teachers

ISBN-13: 9780132655972
AUTHOR: Alberto, Paul A. and Troutman, Anne C.
PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall PTR
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Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 6 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by This book was a requirement for my SPED class This book was a requirement for my Special Education Class. January 19, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by good The book is not used extensively, but does include great examples for teachers November 2, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very well-written text with helpful examples This textbook is laid-out in an easy-to-read manner that maximizes comprehension. A few times throughout the chapter it has a fictional story about a behaviorist professor with a cartoon illustration that when I was flipping through the book looked stupid, but they are actually incredibly helpful. By using the fictional professor's experiences in 'real life scenarios' (versus just talking about the concepts in theory) it ties the concepts back to reality and makes it easier to understand. And while they are easier to understand, they do not talk down to the reader at all. They and the number of helpful graphs, charts, and other visuals are actually my favorite features of the text. The only complaint that I have is that the definitions of key terms throughout the text are put into the text and sometimes not as clear as the succint, stand-alone definitions in the glossary in the back so I would have liked to have seen a vocabulary section at the beginning or end of each chapter for quick study purposes. (What I have ended up doing is neatly writing the glossary definition in the margin next to some of the lengthier, less-clear definitions for when I review, but this does require flipping back and forth 200 pages.) Still, it is my favorite text this semester and does a wonderful job of breaking down what can be very complicated psychological theories into something that you can read & comprehend at 3AM. September 6, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Spec. ed course Came SUPER fast and in perfect condition!! like reading out of a brand new textbook! June 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Couldn't have been better Once again this four year long customer is overly satisfied. Great price! Fast Shipping! Like new quality! May 28, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by For Behavior Analysis in the Classroom It's a great book that came fast and in good condition. It's a good price and they always pay for shipping and answer all my questions. September 12, 2013
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