CEU Event: NEI TEC Talks: Shaping Week
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Please note that the concepts contained in this webinar can be applied to any animal species. *This webinar recording is available for purchase. Join us at 2pm EDT on Monday, October 5th and Wednesday October 7th for Steve Martin’s two part presentation on shaping, and on Friday, October 9th for our NEI TEC in Conversation panel discussion with Steve Martin, Chris Jenkins, and Marty MacPhee as they wrap up the week by sharing their final thoughts and answering attendee questions. Shaping Part 1 and 2 - Steve Martin (Monday, October 5th 2:00pm EDT; 1 hour seminar, 30 min Q&A, and Wednesday, October 7th, 2:00pm EDT; 1 hour seminar, 30 min Q&A) Shaping involves reinforcing successive approximations of behaviors toward a goal behavior and is the most common form of positive reinforcement training in the animal field today. This seminar takes a deep dive into the intricacies of various strategies of shaping behavior with a wide variety of animals. Topics covered in the seminars include: Monday Shaping overview Reinforcement theory Creating motivation Capturing/Scanning Shaping Extinction/Extinction Burst Cues Bridging stimuli Wednesday Prompt shaping Fading prompts Adding the cue Chaining Generalization training Reinforcement strategies Shaping challenges NEI TEC in Conversation: Steve Martin, Chris Jenkins, and Marty MacPhee(Friday, October 9th, 2:00pm EDT; 90 min Q&A) Join us for a panel discussion of NEI TEC faculty members as they gather to have a conversation about their thoughts on the presentations and questions from the previous sessions. The panelists look forward to sharing their final thoughts and answering attendee questions.
Sponsor:Natural Encounters, Inc.
Speaker(s):**Steve Martin, Marty MacPhee, Chris Jenkins
Contact: Erik Montgomery