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BEHP1212: Behavioral Approaches for Designing Instruction is a Course

BEHP1212: Behavioral Approaches for Designing Instruction

Time limit: 60 days
2 credits

$26 Enroll

Full course description

Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Credit: 2 Learning CEs

Presenters: Barbara R. Bucklin, Ph.D. (supervised by Jose Martinez-Diaz, Ph.D., BCBA-D)

Course Description: Describes the history and behavioral roots of instructional design, starting with B.F. Skinner. Using that history as a foundation, provides several key principles for effective instructional design that lead to application and retention of the instructional concepts in corporate settings. Also provides practical advice for measuring and sustaining newly trained skills.

  • Identify common truths and myths about effective instructional design
  • Identify Skinner’s contributions to instructional design
  • Describe why performance analysis is important prior to designing instruction
  • List basic principles used to design effective instruction
  • Identify examples and nonexamples of effective instruction
  • Identify ways to measure and sustain newly trained skills

Keywords: Instructional design, corporate training, teaching

Rating: This course is recommended for anyone interested in learning about a behavior analytic approach to instructional design and its application in corporate settings.

Access: 60 days from the date and time of registration

Note: The 60-day access begins at the time of purchase, not the time of log in; purchasing multiple course subscriptions will not extend your access. 

Effective July 1, 2022, Florida Tech will no longer offer extensions for new purchases.  Purchases made prior to this date will be eligible for an extension per the previous policy:

Effective July 23, 2018, each ABA Learning (type-2) on-demand CE course may be extended a maximum of three times within six months of the original course purchase. After six months from the original date of purchase, the course will need to be purchased again. 


For more information, to request an extension, or if you experience problems when registering, please email us at

Important note:  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.

Refund Policy

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)