PSYC560

Applied Behaviour Analysis: Theory and Issues

This paper considers the conceptual theory behind, and the issues raised by, the implementation of behavioural programmes across a wide range of applied areas, such as clinical, educational, and health psychology and intellectual disability. The design and implementation of such programmes in practice is considered, and topics currently under debate are included. The paper aims to help students understand current thinking in behavioural psychology, and the methodology used in behavioural research. It also provides a framework within which students can understand, study and work practically with behaviour.

PSYC560 - 18A (HAM) & 18A (NET)

15.0 Points

This paper considers the conceptual theory behind, and the issues raised by, the implementation of behavioural programmes across a wide range of applied areas, such as clinical, educational, and health psychology and intellectual disability. The design and implementation of such programmes in practice is considered, and topics currently under debate are included. The paper aims to help students understand current thinking in behavioural psychology, and the methodology used in behavioural research. It also provides a framework within which students can understand, study and work practically with behaviour.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC307 and PSYC314

Internal assessment/examination ratio: 1:2 or 2:1, whichever is more favourable for the student, 18A (NET) 1:0 & 18A (NTG) 1:0

Timetabled Lectures

The Timetable for 2018 is not available.

Indicative Fees

Fees for 2018 are not yet available.

Paper Outlines

The following 2017 paper outlines are available for PSYC560. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2018 outlines.

Available Subjects:  Psychology

Other available years: Applied Behaviour Analysis: Theory and Issues - PSYC560 (2017)

Paper details current as of : 20 September 2017 4:40pm
Indicative fees current as of : 21 September 2017 4:30am

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