Title page for ETD etd-11112004-190648

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Pellegrin, Angie Lynn
Author's Email Address angiepellegrin@hotmail.com
URN etd-11112004-190648
Title Teaching Elementary Students with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder to Recruit Teacher Attention: Effects on Teacher Praise, on-Task Behavior, and Academic Work
Degree Master of Arts (M.A.)
Department Psychology
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Mary Lou Kelley Committee Chair
Drew Gouvier Committee Member
George Noell Committee Member
  • recruiting reinforcement
  • ADHD
  • praise
  • teacher attention
Date of Defense 2004-10-19
Availability unrestricted
Recruitment training and self-monitoring skills have proven to be effective methods of decreasing off-task behavior and increasing work productivity and positive teacher-student interactions. Teaching students to recruit teacher attention provides an opportunity for the teacher to praise the child or to offer instructional feedback. However, research on this topic has not examined its utilization and effectiveness in children diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Using a multiple baseline across subjects design, the present study will examine the effectiveness of training students with ADHD to monitor task progress and recruit teacher attention.
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