Academic Improvement through Behavioral Intervention

  • Russell T. Jones


As the preceding chapter demonstrates, the black child’s academic performance may be negatively influenced by a host of factors, ranging from personal variables to teacher expectations. Given the fact that academic performance is of major importance in predicting future success, methods of mitigating the influence of these factors are essential. This chapter will therefore be devoted to techniques used to combat those factors that inhibit the establishment and maintenance of academic performance.


Disruptive Behavior Group Contingency Deviant Behavior Apply Behavior Analysis Undesired Behavior 
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  • Russell T. Jones
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  1. 1.Clinical Psychology CenterUniversity of PittsburghPittsburghUSA

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