Free Time as a Positive Reinforcer in the Management of Study Behavior in an Aversive Educational Environment

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The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of the use of free time as a positive reinforcer in the management of study behavior in an aversive educational environment. It was hypothesized that the presentation of free time contingent upon completion of the study assignment would result in maintained study behavior and reduced student absenteeism.

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Morriss, Stephen H. August 1973.

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The purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of the use of free time as a positive reinforcer in the management of study behavior in an aversive educational environment. It was hypothesized that the presentation of free time contingent upon completion of the study assignment would result in maintained study behavior and reduced student absenteeism.

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Morriss, Stephen H. Free Time as a Positive Reinforcer in the Management of Study Behavior in an Aversive Educational Environment, thesis, August 1973; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164068/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .