Monitoring and Increasing Goal Related Instruction and Engagement in Groups of Children with Autism

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A high rate of instructional engagement is important to maximize progress in early intensive behavioral interventions (EIBI). Teachers responsible for eliciting instructional engagement may need additional support to maintain high rates of engagement. Literature suggests that goal setting and feedback is effective in increasing performance. the purpose of this study was to evaluate whether goal setting and group feedback would increase engagement in instructional activities related to the children’s goals. Results indicate that goal setting and group feedback was successful in increasing engagement in instructional activities. the results are discussed in the context of engagement, staff performance, group contingencies and ... continued below

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Rossi, Kathleen Anne May 2012.

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A high rate of instructional engagement is important to maximize progress in early intensive behavioral interventions (EIBI). Teachers responsible for eliciting instructional engagement may need additional support to maintain high rates of engagement. Literature suggests that goal setting and feedback is effective in increasing performance. the purpose of this study was to evaluate whether goal setting and group feedback would increase engagement in instructional activities related to the children’s goals. Results indicate that goal setting and group feedback was successful in increasing engagement in instructional activities. the results are discussed in the context of engagement, staff performance, group contingencies and performance feedback.

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Rossi, Kathleen Anne. Monitoring and Increasing Goal Related Instruction and Engagement in Groups of Children with Autism, thesis, May 2012; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc115148/: accessed October 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .