Behavior Analysis in Education

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February 26, 2019 | 02:00 PM – 03:00 PM EST

Abstract

This presentation is part of the ABA Subspecialty Series: Diversity in Practice. This nine-part series was developed to provide general awareness and education on the many different applications of Applied Behavior Analysis and the industry-specific niches consequently derived from these applications. For each area, one of its foremost experts will cover topics such as origins of the subspecialty area, seminal publications in the area, specific types of problems behavior analysts address within the area, how the treatment approach varies from alternative methods. This series is intended as a helpful resource for all individuals interested in the science of Applied Behavior Analysis, from undergraduates just embarking on their studies to professionals well established in the field.

 

 


 

Presenter Bio: Janet Twyman, PhD, BCBA-D

Janet Twyman received her Ph.D. from Columbia University. She currently holds the positions of Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Director of Innovation and Technology for the Center on Innovations in Learning, having served previously as Vice President of Instructional Development, Research, and Implementation for Headsprout. Dr. Twyman is widely recognized as an authority on instructional design, fully informed by behavior analytic research and conceptualization. Her leadership contributions at Headsprout were pivotal in managing a project of more than $6 million, which reached more than a million children with effective reading instruction. Similarly impressive were her contributions and her leadership at the Fred S. Keller School, where she served as executive director for eight years, arranging a behavioral approach to every aspect of the school’s functioning and inspiring many students, staff members, and parents in doing so. Dr. Twyman has also provided significant service to the field, with leadership roles within the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Research and for ABAI, where she served as president, Executive Council member, and chair of several important boards and task forces.

Location Information

This workshop will be streamed live online. Attend the workshop from the comforts of your personal computer.

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