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.