Association for Behavior Analysis International

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31st Annual Convention; Chicago, IL; 2005

Workshop Details

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Workshop #W25
CE Offered: BACB
Instrumentation and Programming for the Operant Laboratory
Friday, May 27, 2005
10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Boulevard C (2nd floor)
Area: PRA; Domain: Applied Research
CE Instructor: Steven I. Dworkin, Ph.D.
STEVEN I. DWORKIN (University of North Carolina, Wilmington), KARL ZURN (MED Associates, Inc.)
Description: This workshop will provide a presentation of the behavioral equipment and research paradigms currently being utilized in operant psychology research. The presentation will be followed by instruction on the design and use of Med associates hardware and software programming tutorials for MED-PC IV.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the workshop, the participant will (be able to): - Learn about equipment that is available for operant research. - Understand the basics of equipment design. - Understand basics of laboratory design and setup. - Have knowledge of the software that is available for operant research. - Have hands-on experience on experience with equipment. - Write a simple program in MED-PC IV. - Work on specific applications for individual laboratories.
Activities: Power point presentation; Demonstrations; Workbook; Programming; Program Testing.
Audience: Anyone interested in setting up a new operant laboratory or updating an existing Operant laboratory.
Content Area: Practice
Instruction Level: Intermediate



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