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Assessment of Professional Teaching Tests
general program information
field-specific information

Learning Behavior Specialist I (Field 155)
general program information
field-specific information

Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS1) Examination
General Reminders for Graduate Students

- The test must be taken during the 3rd block of courses.
- You must pass the test before signing up for student teaching.
- You must apply for the exam 6 months in advance.
- The test consists of 125 multiple-choice questions.
- You must achieve a 240 or higher to pass the exam.
- Exam fee is $60.00.
- You are not penalized for any incorrect answers.
  (So, go ahead and guess, if you arenít sure.)
- Results are mailed within a month.
- You can register over the internet.
- A study guide can be downloaded from the internet.
- The study guide gives a good example of the test format.
- Courses 511 (Behavioral Management) and 502 (Characteristics)
  will help prepare you for the exam.
- During the exam, concentrate on the information that is outlined in the passage.
  (Do not add any information or make assumptions.)
- Helpful study books: Exceptional Lives (502) and Special Education Certification books can be purchased at Barnes & Noble or Borders Books.

Exam Topics
(no guarantees, as there are many different versions of the test)

* Behavioral management, assistive technology, collaboration technology, functional curriculum-LRE, wheelchairs, organizations - STEPS

* Theorists- Piaget, Erickson, Bolby, Skinner etc.

* Disabilities: LD, BD, ADHD, EB, MR, physical disabilities

* Effects of medicine and the appropriate times to administer

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