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July 31 – August 3, 2017
The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel
State College, Pennsylvania

William L. Heward

William L. Heward

William L. Heward, Ed.D., BCBA-D, is Professor Emeritus in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University where he helped train special education teachers for 30 years. Dr. Heward has been a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Portugal, a Visiting Scholar at the National Institute of Education in Singapore, and a Visiting Professor of Psychology at Keio University in Tokyo and at the University of São Paulo. His many publications include the texts Applied Behavior Analysis (2nd ed., 2007, co-authored with John Cooper and Tim Heron) and Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education (11th ed., 2017, with Sheila Alber-Morgan and Moira Konrad), which have been translated into several foreign languages. Awards recognizing Dr. Heward's contributions to education and behavior analysis include the Fred S. Keller Behavioral Education Award from the American Psychological Association's Division 25, the Ellen P. Reese Award for Communication of Behavioral Concepts from the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies, the John W. Jacobson Award for Contributions to Behavior Analysis from the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis, and the Distinguished Psychology Department Alumnus Award from Western Michigan University. A past-president and Fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Dr. Heward's research interests include "low-tech" methods for increasing the effectiveness of group instruction in inclusive classrooms and strategies that promote the maintenance and generalization of newly learned knowledge and skills.

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