Title: Shaping, Targeting and Discrimination Chicken Camp
When: 09/13/2014 at 09:00 to 09/16/2014 at 16:00
Where: Legacy Canine Behavior and Training Inc.
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This workshop will teach students many of the skills needed to be an effective animal trainer . Using chickens as training models requires keen criteria selection and a high rate of reinforcement for training tasks. Exercises include observing and recording behavior on a simple ethogram The student’s understanding of the concepts of applied behavior analysis will be developed. We’ll practice mechanical skills with special attention to timing and eye-hand coordination. Lesson topics will include systematic desensitization, capturing a behavior, shaping a behavior and the use of targets. Students will work on a three or four-component discrimination. The pros and cons of extinction as a learning tool will be discussed. Effective coaching techniques to aid your training partner will be addressed.
Sponsor: Legacy Canine Behavior and Training
Speaker(s): Terry Ryan