Instructor: William Heward

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Ed.D., BCBA-D

William L. Heward is professor emeritus in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. Dr. Heward has been a senior Fulbright scholar in Portugal, a visiting scholar at the National Institute of Education in Singapore, a visiting professor of psychology at Keio University in Tokyo and the University of São Paulo, Brazil, and has given lectures and workshops in 16 other countries. He has published more than 100 journal articles and book chapters and nine books, including Applied Behavior Analysis, second edition (2007, co-authored with John Cooper and Tim Heron) and Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education, tenth edition (2013).

Awards recognizing Dr. Heward's contributions to behavior analysis and education include the Ellen P. Reese Award for Communication of Behavioral Concepts from the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, the Fred S. Keller Behavioral Education Award from the American Psychological Association's Division 25, and the Distinguished Psychology Department Alumnus Award from Western Michigan University. A past president and fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Dr. Heward has research interests that include "low-tech" methods for increasing the effectiveness of group instruction and adaptations of curriculum and instruction that promote the generalization and maintenance of newly learned knowledge and skills.


Classes by this instructor


Why Be A Behavior Analyst

WHY BE A BEHAVIOR ANALYST - BEHP1091 Present examples in a variety of areas of how people are using behavior analysis to improve the human experience. Includes five reasons a person should become a behavior analyst and seven recommended actions that behavior analysts can take to narrow the gap between the limited impact of behavior analysis to date and its tremendous promise.

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July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Canvas 2
Six Common Teaching Mistakes and What to do Instead
SIX COMMON TEACHING MISTAKES AND WHAT TO DO INSTEAD - BEHP1105 Focuses on the six teaching mistakes committed by teachers at all grade levels and across curriculum areas. Presents the mistake and examples. Offers both logical and empirical rationales for why teachers should eliminate or reduce the frequency with which they commit the mistakes. Also presents evidence-based and classroom-tested alternative strategies. Provides participants with handouts for implementing alternative strategies and an annotated list of resources.


July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Canvas 2
Helping Students with ASD Succeed in General Education Classrooms
HELPING STUDENTS WITH ASD SUCCEED IN GENERAL EDUCATION CLASSROOMS - BEHP1106 Presents the collective wisdom and perspectives of teachers, clinicians, researchers and parents, and experts in ASD about the maximum benefits to children with autism achieved via early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) with children under age six.


July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Canvas 2
10 Faulty Notions in Teaching and Learning in Special Education
TEN FAULTY NOTIONS ABOUT TEACHING AND LEARNING IN SPECIAL EDUCATION - BEHP1107 Identifies ten well-intentioned but misguided notions and the reasons each is mistaken. Offers suggestions for practitioners to counter these notions and the worst practices they encourage.


July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022, Canvas 2