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Assistance, reinforcement, or feedback given during the acquisition or relearning of skills necessary for task completion.
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The prompts were the culmination of several years of discussion about the role writing plays in a holistic selection process and were designed with the assistance of 15 counselors on the association's Outreach Advisory Committee, who worked diligently to ensure that all applicants, regardless of background or access to counseling, would have the chance to tell their unique stories.
Prompts were recorded as a frequency measure and reported as a rate.
Fifth, almost no studies measured the fidelity of adults' prompting, including whether the prompts were actually removed.
Even as prompts were faded over successive sessions, a reinforcer was still provided if a prompt level that was higher than the probe session was required for a correct response.
The use of baseline cues and escalating prompts is a unique feature of this protocol.
Austin, Lee, Thibeault, Carr, & Bailey, (2002) examined the effects of guided notes on undergraduate Psychology students' responding and recall of information and found that the use of guided notes increased the number of prompts given by the instructor and thus the number of verbal responses by the students.
Prompt 1: "I'm not letting her take my son away from me.
The following prompts might help you identify strengths.
However, many faculty did not spend time explaining the writing process expected from students, and sometimes they didn't use written prompts either, expecting students to copy assignments written on the board.
This Boston Globe lede from the editorial page of 2/27/2K2 will prompt a prompt j'accuse from advocates of economy-class prose.
Each teacher also had a copy of the target sentence with the reading error scenario and they were required to write their three prompts next to the relevant error.
Scientists struggling to achieve this goal are, for example, testing a vaccine that prompts the immune system to clear this amyloid from the brain.