Behaviour Modification

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This course focuses on the fact that many behaviours are learned and that we can modify our behaviour by changing our environment. You will learn about behavioural theories and principles and how they can be used to help decrease problem behaviours and increase desired behaviours.

  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 1, 14 Jun 2019
    Trimester 2, 17 Oct 2019
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    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us

Topics covered include

  • behaviour assessment
  • positive reinforcement
  • extinction
  • shaping
  • reinforcement schedules
  • fading
  • chaining
  • generalisation
  • prompts
  • stimulus discrimination training
  • conditioned reinforcement
  • treatment evaluation, and
  • report writing and feedback.

Other requirements

You will also require access to a computer, the Internet and email.

Assessment

70% In-course

30% Examination

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

Textbooks

There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    EFTs
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2019
    Trimester 2 2019 Online/Print   
  • Workload

    Allow 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. 

  • Cost
    2019
    NZ students $730 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $2,254 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Intakes
    2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
  •  
    Exam dates
    2019
    Trimester 1, 14 Jun 2019
    Trimester 2, 17 Oct 2019
  •  
    Prerequisites

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course
    contact us