An Observational Analysis of Classroom Behaviors of Children With Learning Disabilities

Bryan, Tanis S.
January 1974
Journal of Learning Disabilities;Jan1974, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p26
Academic Journal
This study was designed to measure task-oriented and social behavior of learning disabled and normal children in the classroom. Using an Interaction Process Analysis, the classroom behaviors of children were coded for five days over a five-month period. Results indicate that the learning disabled children spent significantly less time engaged in attending behavior for a variety of school subjects and that learning disabled children had different interpersonal relationships with teachers and peers than did comparison children.


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