R. Douglas Greer
honors and awards
HBSE 4015: Applied behavior analysis I
Basic applications for learners without reading or writing repertoires. Strategic applications of the science of behavior to instruction, management, curriculum-based assessment, isolation of locus of learning/behavior problems, and measurably effective instructional practices.
HBSE 4016: Applied behavior analysis II
Prerequisite: HBSE 4015. Advanced applications to learners with writing, reading, and self-editing repertoires. Teaching operations and curricula designed to teach academic literacy, self-management, and problem solving. Data-based applications required. Special fee: $15.
HBSE 4017: Applied behavior analysis III: School-wide systems applications
Applications of behavior analysis to the schooling system that incorporates educating and working with families, providing classroom and school leadership, coordinating support personnel efforts across the school and home, and the development of learner independence through advanced scientifically based pedagogy and functional curriculum design, including computer-based instruction.
HBSE 5312: Advanced practica in special education: Research
Guided experiences in selected special education programs for advanced students. Weekly seminar meetings. Supervised group field visits. Preservice internships arranged. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
HBSE 5904: Problems in special education: Applied behavioral analysis and behavioral disorders
Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.
HBSE 6008: Behaviorism and the science of behavior
Permission required (for Ph.D. students in Applied Behavior Analysis and Behavior Disorders). A survey comparing and contrasting the various behaviorisms including: methodological behaviorism, paradigmatic behaviorism, interbehaviorism, social behaviorism, radical behaviorism, behavior selection, and the relationship of these to pragmatism, natural selection, positivism, and their historical roots of behavior selection and natural selection in the Scottish enlightenment.
HBSE 6015: The verbal behavior model: Individual educational programming
Prerequisites: HBSE 4015 and HBSE 4043. Students will master Skinners model of communicative behavior, the associated literature, and major theoretical papers. Research and data-based schooling applications of the model will be made to pedagogy and curriculum.
HBSE 6031: Single-case experimental design in education, medicine, and therapy
Permission required. Course covers inter-subject and intrasubject designs, repeated measurement, generality, relevant statistical techniques, direct and systematic replication, and selection of group or single case designs. Offered once every three years.
HBSE 6404: Advanced internships in special education: Behavioral disorders
Permission required. Post-masters level. Intensive in-service internship at agency chosen to meet individual students needs. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.
HBSE 6504: Advanced seminars in special education: Applied behavior analysis and behavioral disorders
For doctoral students in special education and related fields. Recent developments in theory and research as related to the specialization from psychological, educational, sociological, and/or medical sources.
HBSE 8904: Dissertation advisement in special education: Behavioral disorders
Advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see catalog on continuous registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.
Centers and Projects
The Center for Opportunities and Outcomes for People with Disabilities confronts the challenges facing special education today through its commitment to the production of knowledge and professional expertise aimed at supporting the full inclusion of people with disabilities in society. The broad-based research, evaluation, and demonstration activities of the Center reflect an emphasis on empowering people with disabilities by increasing their capacity and opportunities for self-determination, reducing their vulnerability to victimization and abuse, and addressing the disability-related issues of culturally and ethnically diverse groups, including women and minorities. The Center encourages national and international partnerships aimed at strengthening the connection between research and policy.