Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.

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Second Education Conference, Chicago, IL

Invited Presentations

Janet S. Twyman, Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts Medical School/Center on Innovations in Learning): The Intersection of Behavior, Education, and Technology


T. V. Joe Layng, Ph.D. (Generategy): Complexity and Enquiry


John Hopson, Ph.D. (Bungie): A Behavioral Approach to Fun


Ryan Baker, Ph.D. (Teachers College, Columbia University): Using Educational Data Mining to Study Problem Behaviors in Online Learning


Richard Culatta (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology): Completing the Digital Puzzle: Increasing Access and Using Data to Improve Educational Pathways


Breakout Session Presentations

Karen L. Mahon, Ed.D. (Balefire Labs): Using Digital Technology With Learners With Special Needs: How Can We Decide What Works?


Joshua K.  Pritchard, Ph.D., and Ryan O’Donnell, MS (Florida Institute of Technology):  Data Collection: The Next Frontier


Erick M. Dubuque, Ph.D. (Spalding University): Instructional Design With Adobe Captivate®


Darlene Crone-Todd, Ph.D. (Salem State University): Interteaching: Applying Our Science and Using Data-Based Decisions in Teaching


Joanne K. Robbins, Ph.D. (Morningside Academy): Learning Strategies to Develop Problem Solving and Reasoning Skills


T. V. Joe Layng, Ph.D. (Generategy): How to Avoid Using Spurious Reinforcers, The Importance of Program-Intrinsic Consequences When Building Learning Environments



Chair: Joshua K. Pritchard, Ph.D. (Florida Institute of Technology)


R. Douglas Greer, Ph.D. (Teachers College, Columbia University)

Kent Johnson, Ph.D. (Morningside Academy)

Joe Pear, Ph.D. (University of Manitoba)

Cathy L. Watkins, Ph.D. (California State University, Stanislaus)


Modifed by Eddie Soh