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BEHP1024: B.F. Skinner's Analysis of Verbal Behavior, Part 1

Time limit: 60 days
5 credits

$75 Enroll

Full course description

Time: 4 hours, 37 minutes
Credit: 5 Learning BACB CEs  

Presenter: Mark L. Sundberg, Ph.D., BCBA-D

Course Description: Covers the basic elements of Skinner’s (1957) Analysis of Verbal Behavior. The content of the course covers the first five chapters of Skinner’s book. Practice exercises are provided to teach students how to classify samples of verbal behavior. 

  • Learn how Skinner’s analysis of language differs from the many traditional treatments.
  • Understand dependent and independent variables in the analysis of language and the basic elements for verbal behavior research.
  • Understand the elementary verbal operants: mand, tact, echoic, intraverbal, and textual and transcriptive relations.
Keywords: Skinner, verbal behavior, verbal operants, mand, tact, echoic, intraverbal, texual, transcription

Rating: This course is recommended for professionals with basic background knowledge of behavior analysis. Prerequisite knowledge of Skinner’s Analysis of Verbal Behavior is not required 

Access: 60 days from the date and time of registration

Important notes:  Your access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in.  Effective July 1, 2022, Florida Tech no longer offers extensions for CE courses; if you do not finish your course and need to repurchase, please contact us.  If you are taking this course to maintain your BACB certification, you will need to write your certification number on your certificate of completion, as the BACB requires that your certificate of completion includes your certification number.


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No refunds are provided once the course is accessed.

These workshops are presented in partnership between the Florida Tech ABA Online program and ABA Technologies, Inc. ABA Technologies, Inc., is a BACB-approved provider of type-2 continuing education hours (provider number: OP-02-0023)