Principles of Learning
1. Understanding of behavior analysis concepts
Students will develop their understanding of and facility with the concepts by which behavior analysis makes sense of selected learning phenomena.
Measurement: In-class quizzes, both individual- and team-based, on assigned textbook and other reading.
2. Virtual laboratory rat
Students will connect the concepts to the behavior of a virtual laboratory rat.
Measurement: Individual- and team-based written reports and in-class presentations of the results of virtual experiments. Team-based manuscripts in multiple drafts both peer- and instructor- reviewed.
3. Application of behavioral concepts to humans
Students will apply the concepts to human behavior, including one's own.
Measurement: Out-of-class team-based application activities summarized in written reports. Essay exams that emphasize applications to real-life phenomena.