Aug 15, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 553 - Single-Subject Design

This course will address single-subject research design methodology. The focus will be on measurement, experimental evaluation, and interpretation of single-subject data. Acceptance into ABA/School Psy/Exp PSY program or permission. By permission.

Prerequisite: PSY 551.


Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Articulate the connection between research and practice and the role of the scientist-practitioner.
  • Describe the role of single-subject research in developing and evaluating interventions and establishing evidence based practice.
  • Read, evaluate, and critique studies using single-subject research.
  • Demonstrate mastery of the various types of single subject designs including the procedures for implementation, the logic by which they control for extraneous variables, and how to interpret results from each design.
  • Analyze baseline and intervention data in order to accurately interpret the outcome of an experiment.
  • Accurately graph behavioral data for a variety of single- subject designs using a computer program.

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