Date of Award

4-1981

Degree Name

Specialist in Education

Department

Psychology

First Advisor

Dr. Howard Farris

Second Advisor

Dr. Galen Alessi

Third Advisor

Dr. Cheryl Poche

Access Setting

Masters Thesis-Open Access

Abstract

Daily student referrals to a contract study center by seven high school teachers were recorded for a total of 95 school days. A reversal design, consisting of various experimental conditions interspersed between repeated baseline conditions, was used to determine if the number of teacher referrals of their students could be increased. Feedback was the only technique that showed minimum experimental control for the teachers that were able to return to baseline. No clear differences were apparent in the effectiveness between the prompting and feedback conditions. The procedures resulted in an increased use of a contract study center by offering students a structured study time during study hall or during within class work periods.

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