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Discrete Trial Teaching


alicia mcclintock

on 29 May 2013

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Discrete Trial Training (DTT)

DTT is a style of teaching that uses a series of trials to teach each step of a desired behavior or response. Lessons are broken down into their simplest parts and positive reinforcement is used to reward correct answers and behaviors. Incorrect answers are ignored. Discrete Trial Training Discrete Trial Teaching Autism DTT has four components 1. Presentation of discriminative stimulus.

2. Targeted response approximation.

3. Reinforcing consequence delivery.

4. Inter-trial interval

(Brown-Chidsey & Steege, 2004) Example of a Discrete Trial 1. Teacher puts a toy on the table in front of the student and says "touch (toy)"
2. Teacher gives student 1-3 seconds to respond.
3. If correct, student gets access to their preferred reinforcement (toy, candy, food, etc.) "Good job" always accompanies the reinforcement.
4. Take toy off of the table.
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