Proceedings of the 9th International Conference for Science Educators and Teachers (ICSET 2017)

Increasing Elementary Students' Behavior Engagement through Applying Token Economy Technique

Authors
Aprilia Myda Hapsari, Catharina Tri Anni, Sunawan
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Aprilia Myda Hapsari
Available Online September 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/icset-17.2017.85How to use a DOI?
Keywords
behavior engagement; token economy; elementary school students
Abstract
The purpose of present study was to examine the effect of token economy technique on increasing students' behavior engagement. The single subject design within multiple baseline across behavior was implemented on three students from SD Negeri Plalangan 1 Semarang. The behavior targets were to decrease duration of joking and to increase frequence of hand rising behavior during thematic learning. Results of present study showed that the token economy technique was effectively to reduce the duration of jokes and increase the frequencies of hand rising. This study affirmed the efficacy of token economy technique on increasing students' engagement.
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