- Subject index
“Sharpe and Koperwas provide a methodological framework that objectifies the complexity of behavior. This book's quantitative and multiple-event approach to data collection and analysis is essential for effective descriptions and explanations of the behavior of humans and nonhumans. Of particular note is the multidisciplinary applicability of the methodology and that the methods can be used by basic, applied, and clinical researchers. Human service providers are being increasingly pressured to take objective measures; practitioners should find much in this book to help them satisfactorily meet these demands. The authors' sensitivity to clarity of presentation makes the book an excellent primary or supplementary text for any course in behavior methodology.”
-- Dennis J. Delprato, Eastern Michigan University
“I think the author did a very thoughtful, informed analysis and presentation ...
Part II: Constructing Observational Systems
- Chapter 4: Constructing a Coding Scheme
- Chapter 5: Interdisciplinary Examples and Illustrations
- Chapter 6: Reliability and Staff Training