Dr. Jeffrey TigerJeffrey Tiger

Associate Professor

Office: Garland Hall 219
Phone: (414) 229-4176
e-mail: tiger@uwm.edu
Website: https://pantherfile.uwm.edu/tiger/www/index.htm

Degree:

Ph.D., University Kansas, 2006

Research Interests:

I conduct research related to the education and treatment of individuals with developmental and/or sensory disabilities. In particular, my research is focused upon early intervention for children with autism presenting with marked skill deficiencies (e.g., limited language or social skills) or behavioral excesses (e.g., aggressive or self-injurious behavior). I have also been developing instructional programs for teaching braille reading to children with visual impairments and their teachers.

Teaching Interests:

Behavior Analysis, Research Methods

Courses Taught:

Psych 502: Applied Behavior Analysis
Psych 620: Single-Subject Research Methods
Psych 736: Functional Assessment and Intervention

Recent Publications:

Scheithauer, M. C., & Tiger, J. H. (in press). Teaching line tracking to children with severe visual impairment: Prerequisites to braille reading. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Tiger, J. H., Putnam, B. C., & Peplinski, C. S. (2014). Operant conditioning in developmental disabilities. In F. K. McSweeney and E. S. Murphy (Eds). The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Operant and Classical Conditioning (pp. 559-580). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Barlow, K. E., Tiger, J. H., Slocum, S. K., Miller, S. J. (2013). Comparing mand acquisition with selection-based and topography-based communication systems. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 29, 59-69.

Scheithauer, M. C., Tiger, J. H., & Miller, S. J. (2013). On the efficacy of a computer-based program to teach visual braille reading. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 436-443. doi: 10.1002/jaba.48

Tiger, J. H., Miller, S., Lomas Mevers, J., Scheithauer, M. C. & Cynkus Mintz, J. (2013). On the representativeness of behavior observation samples in classrooms. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 46, 424-435. doi: 10.1002/jaba.39

Scheithauer, M.C., & Tiger, J. H. (2012). A computer-based program to teach braille reading to sighted individuals. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 315-327. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2012.45-315

Slocum, S. K., Miller, S. J., & Tiger, J. H. (2012). A blocked-trials procedure to teach identity matching to a child with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 619-624. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2012.45-619

Kliebert, M. L., & Tiger, J.H. (2011). Direct and distal effects of noncontingent juice on the rumination of a child with autism. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 44, 955-959. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2011.44-955.

Toussaint, K. A., & Tiger, J. H. (2012). Reducing covert self-injurious behavior maintained by automatic reinforcement through a variable momentary DRO procedure. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 179-184. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2012.45-179

Kliebert, M. L., Tiger, J. H., & Toussaint, K. A. (2011). An approach to identify the conditions under which response interruption will reduce automatically reinforced problem behavior. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 4, 17-26.

Hanney, N., & Tiger, J. H. (2012). Teaching coin discrimination to visually impaired children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 45, 167-172. doi: 10.1901/jaba.2012.45-167

Ahearn, B., & Tiger, J. H. (2012). Behavioral approaches to the treatment of autism. In G.J. Madden, W.V. Dube, G.P. Hanley, T. Hackenberg, & K.A. Lattal (Eds.) APA handbook of behavior analysis, Vol. 2: Translating principles into practice (pp. 301-327). Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

Hanley, G. P., & Tiger, J. H. (2011). Differential reinforcement procedures. In W. W. Fisher, C. C. Piazza, & H. S. Roane (Eds.) Handbook of applied behavior analysis (pp. 229-249). Guilford Press.

Tiger, J. H., & Kliebert, M. L. (2011). Stimulus preference assessments. In J. K. Luiselli (Ed.) Teaching and behavior support for children and adults with autism spectrum disorder: A “how to” practitioner’s guide (pp. 30-37). New York: Oxford University Press

Toussaint, K. A., & Tiger, J. H. (2010). Teaching early braille reading skills within a stimulus equivalence paradigm to children with degenerative visual impairments. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 181-194.

Fenerty, K, A. &, Tiger, J. H. (2010). Determining children’s preferences for choice-making opportunities: Choice of task versus choice of consequence. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 503-507.

Tiger, J. H., & Toussaint, K. A., & Roath, C. T. (2010). An evaluation of the value of choice-making opportunities in single-operant arrangements: Simple fixed- and progressive-ratio schedules. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 519-524.

Tiger, J. H., Fisher, W. W., & Bouxsein, K. J. (2009). Therapist- and self-monitored DRO contingencies as a treatment for the self-injurious skin picking of a young man with Asperger syndrome. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 42, 315-319.

Tiger, J. H., Fisher, W. W., Toussaint, K. A., & Kodak, T. (2009). Three case examples of progressive from initially ambiguous functional analysis outcomes. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 30, 910-926.

Bouxsein, K. J., Tiger, J. H., & Fisher, W. W. (2008). A comparison of general and specific instructions to promote task engagement and completion with a young man diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41,113-116.

Tiger, J. H., Hanley, G. P., & Larsen, K. M. (2008). A practical variation of a multiple-schedule procedure: Brief schedule-correlated stimuli. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 41, 125-130.

Tiger, J. H., Hanley, G. P., & Bruzek, J. (2008). Functional communication training: A review and practical guide. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 1, 16-23.

Tiger, J. H., Bouxsein, K. J., & Fisher, W. W. (2007). Treating excessively slow responding of a young man with Asperger syndrome using differential reinforcement of short-response latencies. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 40, 559-563.