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Due Date: 10.08.2015                                                                             Marks: 15




After the completion of the assignment students will be able to:


  • Comprehend the technique of token economy 
  • Devise token economy management plan for different situations 

Suppose you are conducting a remedial reading program with a group of four grade students whose reading skills are not as good as their fellows were. Their class teacher requested you to start a reading program in which the students improve their reading ability by sharpening their skills of word identification by reading the short passages aloud and answer the comprehensive questions. 

You just started the reading class with a group of students identified by class teacher. You have told them that your class session will be comprised of 20 minutes in morning and 20 minutes during lunch time. You have just started the class and noticed that many of the students did not pay attention to your instructions. You are supposed to teach them the different strategies which improve their reading ability so you have decided to use token economy for their behavior modification and improving reading skills. 

Now you task is to design the token economy management plan that how you will implement with these students. Your plan will be comprised of following steps: 


  • Identification of behaviors needs improvement (3)
  • Schedule of reinforcement (3)
  • Nature of tokens (3)
  • Back up reinforcers (3)

Lastly, discuss how token economy technique will be faded after achieving the desired goal. (3)



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Can someone pls explain the questions to me....
what I understood is that
Q1)STudents were not listening.
Q2)Do we have to tell what type of reinforcement we will choose in this situation i.e Continuous or Partial reinforcement?
Q3)I don't know what is being asked here.
Q4)I don't know what is being asked here.
Q5)We can write disadvantages of token economy here????

Pls someone reply to me.

       No, here we can't mention disadvantages of token economy .

  This assignment is related to go to outcome studies . you read given scenario carefully .After read the scenario answer these question.

  • Identification of behaviors needs improvement (3)
  • Schedule of reinforcement (3)
  • Nature of tokens (3)
  • Back up reinforce rs (3)

Lastly, discuss how token economy technique will be faded after achieving the desired goal. (3)

As i mention earlier this assignment is outcome study you go to any school and take some students of 4th grade which is selected by class teacher . Your task is to improve their reading abilities .

First you identify problematic behavior of both students who are selected for your reading program .Which problematic behavior they have from which they are distrub in their studies and from which problem they have lack of reading ability .May be they have lack of self confidence or may be from aggressive , disruptive or hyperactive behavior.......

After that you make schedule of reinforcement for these students . How you motivate them for improve reading abilities .These schedule of reinforcement like this .

Sit appropriately during class .

listen attentively to reader .

 discussion after reading .

Allow students to work together .

offer reward on good performance .

Back up reinforcement means : to gave rewards to clients for return of tokens which they earn during problematic behavior .


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