Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Applied Analysis Of Behaviors RPD 013 0 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. TUNCAY AYAS
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Eda Biçener

Course Category
Course Objective

This course focuses on how to learn and change behaviors based on learning principles.

Course Content

Learning theories, basic principles of applied behavior analysis, determination of target behaviors, data recording techniques, graphing and interpretation, reinforcement, clues and types, shaping, symbol reinforcement, evaluation of problem behaviors and reduction of inappropriate behaviors.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explain the basic concepts of applied behavior analysis Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Define the target behavior determination process Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Discuss behavior evaluation techniques Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Know appropriate behavior enhancement techniques Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Explain techniques to reduce inappropriate behaviors Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Demonstrate ways to gain appropriate behavior Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Determine data collection techniques Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Applied Behavior Analysis (UDA): Definition, history and characteristics Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
2 Identify and define target behaviors Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
3 Data collecting Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
4 Veri analizi Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
5 Behavior building and teaching new behaviors Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
6 Behavior building and teaching new behaviors Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
7 Midterm Exam
8 Behavior building and teaching new behaviors Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
9 Behavior reduction and elimination Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
10 Behavior reduction and elimination Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
11 Behavior reduction and elimination Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
12 Permanence Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
13 Generalization Relevant sections will be read from the mentioned sources.
14 General evaluation
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Erbaş, D. ve Özkan, Y. Ş.(2017). Uygulamalı davranış analizi. Ankara: Pegem. 

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 • They are aware of the existing social structure and cultural dynamics while providing guidance and counseling services. X
2 • They use the terminology of guidance and counseling by adhering to grammar rules of the native language X
3 • They have a linguistic interaction with which they express their feelings thoughts and facts related to the field of guidance and psychological counseling in all kinds of cultural and social contexts. X
4 • They have a linguistic interaction that can identify the needs of clients with different cultural contexts from the current culture. X
5 • They have knowledge of foreign language with which they can follow recent scientific developments such as new therapy techniques, theories, symposiums) about the field. X
6 • They communicate with clients with different cultural contexts from current culture on the basis of positive acceptance. X
7 • They list and describe the competences to conduct research in the field of Counseling and Psychological Counseling. X
8 They list and describe vocational counseling lists and discloses measuring instruments to be used in aid process. X
9 • They appropriately analyze scientific data obtained during conducting guidance and psychological counseling services. X
10 • They appropriately analyze scientific data obtained during conducting guidance and psychological counseling services. X
11 • They appropriately analyze scientific data obtained during conducting guidance and psychological counseling services. X
12 • They effectively express their knowledge, opinions and suggestions in the field of guidance and psychological counseling by using various communication tools. X
13 • They plan individual and group counseling sessions by deciding on the needs of their clients. X
14 • They take into account the consultant and situation-specific conditions while planning the psychological counseling process. X
15 • They provide preventive guidance and psychological counseling services tailored to the changing needs of the institution they serve. X
16 • They manage and adjourn individual and group counseling sessions by deciding on the needs of their clients. X
17 • They are aware of their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
18 • They request support from their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
19 • They know the scope of school guidance and psychological services and serve school stakeholders within this context. X
20 • They frame the problems of their clients with a scientific outlook by referencing to development, learning and personality theories. X
21 • They are aware of their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
22 • They request support from their social resources to solve problems that are encountered and unpredictable in their field related applications. X
23 • They offer psychological counseling assistance after traumatic events that may occur at the national or local level. X
24 • They take into consideration spiritual and universal values while conducting the psychological aid process. X
25 • They establish effective communication and business alliance with students, colleagues, family and other stakeholders in education to effectively conduct guidance services. X
26 • They perform the process of identifying students with various adjustment disorders, developing the intervention plan, implementing and monitoring. X
27 • They plan appropriate counseling sessions specific to each individual by taking into account individual and social circumstances of the ability to make individual and group psychological counseling. X
28 • They initiate, maintain and adjourn individual counseling sessions that are specific to individual, taking into account the individual and social circumstances of the ability to make psychological counseling with individual and group. X
29 • They implement a guidance program for treatment of developmental crises that may arise during life span. X
30 They acquire an ethical understanding of the positive acceptance framework by being loyal to the ethical principles of the field of guidance and psychological counseling. X
31 • They develop professional attitudes in accordance with the basic principles of human relations and communication. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 6 12
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 106
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.24
dersAKTSKredisi 4