Theses and Dissertations - UTB/UTPA
Date of Award
Master of Education (MEd)
Dr. Jo Ann Mitchell Burns
Dr. Salvador Hector Ochoa
Dr. Cheryl Fielding
Establishing Operations are steeped in the science Applied Behavior Analysis and verbal behavior. Their principles are utilized daily in schools, clinics and treatment centers. The purpose of this study was to review the research literature of this principle to affirm its scientific base and identify specific strategies that can be used by educators and practitioners. Results affirmed its scientific base and identified numerous strategies for immediate use. As ABA practitioners state, "These principles are thought to be of value only if in the hands of people who use them to improve the lives of others" (Carbone, 2004).
University of Texas-Pan American
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