PSYC 3515 Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis | College of Extended Learning | UNB

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Introduction to Applied Behaviour Analysis

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Psychology PSYC 3515 Three (3) credit hours

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and its various applications. The first part of the course gives students a foundation in the basic principles of learning and the second part of the course covers how these principles can be used to explain and modify human behaviour. Topic areas include autism and intellectual disabilities, psychiatric disorders, school psychology, organizational behaviour management, sports and large-scale social issues.

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Instructor: Ashley Daniel
Prerequisite: Introductory Psychology (6 ch). Students who have received credit for PSYC 3663 cannot receive credit for PSYC 3315.

  • Video recorded lectures allow for an in-class experience, but the flexibility of an online course.
  • Study guides assist students in highlighting key information. The study guide review lectures allow students to self-evaluate their work to make sure they are on track.
  • Unit quizzes help students to master small amounts of material at a time, which will assist with retention for final exam.

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 12 x quizzes (120 points)
  • Midterm exam (invigilated, 100 points)
  • Assignment (80 points)
  • Final exam (invigilated, 200 points)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered.

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about our payment options.

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