Date of Graduation
Master of Science in Education in Special Education
Counseling, Leadership, and Special Education
This study assessed the effects of the research-based strategy, I-Connect self-monitoring application (Wills & Mason, 2014), with an individual diagnosed with autism. I-Connect is an electronic self-monitoring application that was utilized with an electronic device (iPad) to monitor on- and off-task behavior in the home environment. Data were collected using direct observation (e.g., momentary time sampling) for on- and off-task behavior and permanent product for academic accuracy. A reinforcement inventory was also utilized to determine highly preferred reinforcers of the participant. A single-subject withdrawal design (Kazdin, 2011) was used to assess the effects of the I-Connect application on academic on- and off-task behavior of one participant diagnosed with autism. Following the conclusion of the study, both academic on-task behavior increased as well as academic accuracy.
autism, self-monitoring, I-Connect, on-task behavior, academic accuracy
Special Education and Teaching
© John Joseph Augustine
Augustine, John Joseph, "Increasing On-Task Behavior Using the I-Connect Application at Home for an Individual with Autism" (2021). MSU Graduate Theses. 3625.