Teaching and Learning Technologies in Higher Education: Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism: "Necessity is the Mother of Invention"

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Article discussing current thinking about adult education and blended learning technologies, as well as examples of emerging possibilities of multimedia technology in the development of teaching materials.

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Roll-Pettersson, Lise, 1955-; Ala'i-Rosales, Shahla; Keenan, Mickey & Dillenburger, Karola November 13, 2015.

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Abstract: Professionals on both international and national levels who work with children with autism are expressing the need for graduate-level training in applied behaviour analysis. The implementation of effective instruction in higher education for professionals working with children with autism and their families is a complex undertaking: the learner needs to acquire an understanding of the principles and procedures of applied behaviour analysis and also adopt this knowledge to the learning prerequisites of individuals with autism. In this paper, the authors outline some current thinking about adult education and blended learning technologies and then describe and illustrate with examples emerging possibilities of multimedia technology in the development of teaching materials. We conclude that synergies between graduate-level curriculum requirements, knowledge of adult learning, and communication technology are necessary to establish comprehensive learning environments for professionals who specialize in autism intervention.

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  • European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 11(2), Norwegian Association for Behavior Analysis, November 13, 2015, pp. 1-13

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  • Publication Title: European Journal of Behavior Analysis
  • Volume: 11
  • Issue: 2
  • Page Start: 247
  • Page End: 259
  • Peer Reviewed: Yes

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Roll-Pettersson, Lise, 1955-; Ala'i-Rosales, Shahla; Keenan, Mickey & Dillenburger, Karola. Teaching and Learning Technologies in Higher Education: Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism: "Necessity is the Mother of Invention", article, November 13, 2015; [Portage, Michigan]. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc39330/: accessed June 16, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service.

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