This video is part of the free resource section that accompanies our PORTL manual.
In PORTL, students practice six foundational skills for shaping. One skill is targeting.
A “target” gives the learner directional clues. For example, a target can tell the learner to push an object in a certain direction or to put an object in a certain place. This can greatly speed up the shaping process. This video explains the concept of targeting and shows several examples.