The Effects of Response Cards on Active Participation and Social Behavior of Students with Moderate and Severe Disabilities
Authors: Berrong, Amy; Schuster, John; Morse, Timothy; Collins, Belva
Source: Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities, Volume 19, Number 3, June 2007 , pp. 187-199(13)
Abstract:The authors used an ABAB design to evaluate the effects of response cards on the active responding and social behavior of eight elementary-aged students with moderate and severe disabilities. The study occurred during a calendar group activity, and each condition was implemented for 5 to 8 days. During all conditions, the instructor asked nine questions each session. In the A conditions, the students raised their hands to answer the instructor’s questions while in the B conditions, students responded by placing 3 × 3 in. cards on a response board. Results indicated that use of response boards increased active responding for six students and on-task behavior for all students. However, rates of inappropriate behavior were variable across students.
Document Type: Research Article
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Publication date: June 2007