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intersperse

verb diffuse, disseminate, distribute, immiscere, interfuse, interlard, intermingle, interpenetrate, interpose, interweave, mix, pepper, put beeween, scatter, shake, sprinkle, work in
See also: diffuse, disperse, dissolve
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Enhancing grammar assignment perceptions by increasing assignment demands: Extending additive interspersal research to students with emotional and behavioral disorders.
followed by activity interspersal consisting of the child and his/her parent listening to the piano for a few seconds.
This technique has been called interspersal training, and it involves embedding low-probability demands in a series of high-probability demands.
For example, natural environment training is not unique to VB it began with Hart and Risley's (1975) work on incidental teaching, sign language is certainly not unique to VB, nor are interspersal or behavioral momentum techniques.
Twenty learn units were presented for each of the 5 categories resulting in a random interspersal of 100 learn units for a complete stimulus set.
Constant time delay, paired picture/word procedure, picture cuing, and interspersal of known words were some methods used at this stage.
Etzel & LeBlanc, 1979; Lancioni & Smeets, 1986; Terrace, 1963; Touchette & Howard, 1984) and task variation and interspersal (e.
stimulus prompts, response prompts, interrupted chains as establishing operations, interspersal of known items).
The effects of known-item interspersal on acquisition and retention of spelling and sightreading words.
A comparison of the effects of interspersal and concurrent training sequences on acquisition, retention, and generalization of picture names.
An empirical analysis of interspersal research evidence, implications and applications of the discrete task completion hypothesis.
Skinner's (2002) meta-analysis of interspersal research posits that a completed discrete task within an assignment also functions as a reinforcing event.