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Transfer of household management skills from a board and care home to an experimental apartment via programming common stimuli
Date of Award
Master of Arts (M.A.)
Martin T. Gipson
First Committee Member
Second Committee Member
A random multielement design was used in two replications to assess the effectiveness of programming common stimuli to enhance the transfer of household management skills from a group home for mentally disabled adults to an experimental apartment. Salient stimulus items were taken from the subjects' group homes (training site) and placed in an experimental apartment (testing site) as the participants were advancing through a program to teach them independent living skills. The results suggest that the transfer of household management skills was enhanced by programming in stimuli from the training site.
Couch, Richard W.. (1980). Transfer of household management skills from a board and care home to an experimental apartment via programming common stimuli. University of the Pacific, Thesis. https://scholarlycommons.pacific.edu/uop_etds/2044