Applied behaviour analysis: What do teachers of students with autism spectrum disorder know

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Abstract

With rising numbers of school-aged children with autism educated in main stream classrooms and applied behaviour analysis (ABA) considered the basis of best practice, teachers’ knowledge in this field has become a key concern for inclusion. Self-reported knowledge of ABA of special needs teachers (n=165)was measured and compared to their actual knowledge of ABA demonstrated inaccurate responses to a multiple-choice test. Findings reported here show that teachers’ self-perceived knowledge exceeded actual knowledge and that actual knowledge of ABA was not related to training received by government agency.Implications for teacher training are discussed.
Original languageEnglish
JournalInternational Journal of Educational Research
Early online date18 Jul 2016
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Publication statusPublished - 18 Jul 2018

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