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(p. 181) Discrete Trial Training as a Teaching Paradigm 

(p. 181) Discrete Trial Training as a Teaching Paradigm
(p. 181) Discrete Trial Training as a Teaching Paradigm

Rachel S. F. Tarbox

and Adel C. Najdowski

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date: 24 October 2020

This chapter describes the five parts of a discrete trial and discrete trial training (DTT) (an antecedent stimulus, which becomes a discriminative stimulus (SD), a prompt, a response, a consequence, and an intertrial interval), including the advantages and disadvantages of DTT as a teachingparadigm. It explains how DTT has been applied to teaching skills to childrenwith autism and describes the outcome data coming from research using DTT, and links this research to recommendations for practitioners and speculates about future areas of research and practice related to DTT.

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