A comparison of the effects of interspersal and concurrent training sequences on acquisition, retention, and generalization of picture names.

@article{Rowan1985ACO,
  title={A comparison of the effects of interspersal and concurrent training sequences on acquisition, retention, and generalization of picture names.},
  author={Vivienne C. Rowan and Joseph J. Pear},
  journal={Applied research in mental retardation},
  year={1985},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          127-45
        }
}
A comparison was made between an interspersal and a concurrent procedure in teaching picture names to three mentally handicapped children. During the interspersal procedure a picture thats name was being trained was alternated with pictures already known; during the concurrent procedure a picture thats name was being trained was alternated with other pictures thats names were unknown. An ABA design with counterbalancing (BAB) was used. The children learned naming responses more rapidly when… CONTINUE READING

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