What is Backup Reinforcer?
- A reinforcer that a student can “purchase” with one or more tokens earned in a token economy (Ormrod, 2003)
Frequently Asked Questions
- How important is this type of reinforcer in improving motivation in academics? Does it have an effect on students' level of achievement? Who developed this kind of reinforcement? How effective is it in changing/improving behavior in school? Can it also facilitate student understanding of the "real" world of work? If so, how?