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____46. Which of the following represents a potential problem area

Question : ____46. Which of the following represents a potential problem area

____46. Which of the following represents a potential problem area when using group-oriented contingencies?

a. harmful peer pressure on students who fail to improve

b. students who are unable to complete the requisite behaviors specified in the contingency

c. settings where students are not in the same classroom for the entire day

d. both a and b

e. all of the above

____47. What is a harmful side effect of peer pressure on students who fail to improve?

a. increase threats from other students

b. reduction of the student’s personal control over the consequences of their behavior

c. constrains the student’s individual incentive to perform well

d. both b and c

e. all of the above

____48. When scapegoating occurs, the teacher should:

a. ignore it

b. change the criterion for students doing the scapegoating

c. redefine scapegoating in terms of positive peer pressure

d. discontinue the group-oriented contingency immediately

____49. What should teachers do when students are unable to complete the requisite behavior specified in the contingency?

a. set the initial criteria to a minimum standard

b. omit students from the contingency who cannot perform the behavior

c. use high levels of social reinforcement to encourage less competent students to do better

d. average the scores for the group so that students who do poorly will not be penalized

____50. How can a teacher establish the performance criteria for student behaviors in a group-oriented contingency?

a. average performance of the group

b. high performance criteria

c. low score criteria

d. both b and c

e. all of the above

 

 

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