Refereed Journal Articles (In Press - contact me if you would like a prepublication draft)

Datchuk, S. M. & Kubina, R. M. (in press). A Writing Intervention to Teach Simple Sentences and Descriptive Paragraphs to Adolescents with Writing Difficulties. Manuscript accepted for publication in Education and Treatment of Children

Stocker, J., & Kubina, R. M. (in press). Impact of Cover, Copy, and Compare on Fluency Outcomes for Students with Disabilities and Math Deficits: A Review of the Literature. Manuscript accepted for publication in Preventing School Failure

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Kubina, R. M., Kostewicz, D. E., Brennan, K. M., & King, S. A. (online first). A Critical Review of Line Graphs in Behavior Analytic Journals . Manuscript accepted for publication in Educational Psychology Review.

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Refereed Journal Articles (Published)

Kostewicz, D. E., Kubina, R. M., Selfridge, K. A., & Gallagher, D. L. (2016). A review of fixed fluency criteria in repeated reading studies. Reading Improvement, 53, 23-41.

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Kubina, R. M., Yurich, K. L., Durica, K. C., & Healy, N. M. (2016). Developing behavioral fluency with movement cycles using SAFMEDS. Journal of Behavioral Education, 25, 120-141.

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McConnell, B. M., & Kubina, R. M. (2016). Parents using explicit reading instruction with their children at-risk for reading difficulties.Education and Treatment of Children, 39, 115-139.

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Datchuk, S. M. & Kubina, R. M. (2015). Effects of sentence combining intervention and frequency building to a performance criterion on adolescents with difficulty constructing sentences. Journal of Evidence Based Practices for Schools, 14, 160-185.

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Datchuk, S. M., Kubina, R. M., & Mason, L. H. (2015). Effects of sentence instruction and frequency building to a performance criterion on elementary-aged students with behavioral concerns and EBD. Exceptionality, 23, 34-53.

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Lin, F. Y., & Kubina, R. M. (2015). Imitation fluency in a student with autism spectrum disorder: An experimental case study. European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 16, 2-20.

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Polyak, A., Kubina, R. M., & Girirajan, S. (2015). Comorbidity of intellectual disability confounds ascertainment of autism: Implications for genetic diagnosis. American Journal of Medical Genetics (Part B) 9999, 1-9.

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McConnell, B. M., & Kubina Jr, R. M. (2014). Connecting with families to improve students’ school attendance: A review of the literature. Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth,58, 249-256.

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Wannarka, R., Ruhl, K., & Kubina, R. (2013). Using peer-mediated constant time delay to teach content-area vocabulary to middle school students with disruptive behavior. Journal of Evidence-Based Practices for Schools, 14 , 2-29.

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Datchuk, S. M., & Kubina, R. M. (2013). A review of teaching sentence-level writing skills to students with writing difficulties and learning disabilities. Remedial and Special Education,34, 180-192.

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Mason, L. H., Kubina, R. M., & Hoover, T. (2013). Effects of quick writing instruction for high school students with emotional and behavioral disabilities. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 21, 163-175.

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Mason, L. H., Kubina, R. M., Kostewicz, D. E., Mong Cramer, A., & Datchuk, S. M. (2013). Improving Quick Writing Performance of Middle-School Struggling Learners. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 38, 236-246.

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Hoover, T., Kubina, R. M., & Mason, L. H. (2012). Effects of self-regulated strategy development for POW+TREE on high school students with learning disabilities. Exceptionality, 20, 20-28.

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Datchuk, S. M., & Kubina, R. M. (2011). Communicating experimental findings in single case design research: How to use celeration values and celeration multipliers to measure direction, magnitude, and change of slope. Journal of Precision Teaching & Celeration, 27, 3-17.

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Lin, F. Y., Kubina, R. M., & Shimamune, S. (2011). Examining Application Relationships: Differences in Mathematical Elements and Compound Performance Between American, Japanese, and Taiwanese Students.International Journal of Applied Educational Studies, 9, 19-32.

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Kostewicz, D. E., & Kubina, R. M. (2011). Building Science Reading Fluency for Students with Disabilities with Repeated Readings to a Fluency Criterion.Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 17,89-104.

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Kubina, R. M., Mason, L. H., Vostal, B. R., & Taft, R. J. (2011). Self-Regulated Strategy Development Instruction: Effects of Lesson Structure on a Teacher’s Behaviors.Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 17,131-138.

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Mason, L. H., Kubina, R. M. & Taft, R. (2011). Developing quick writing skills of middle school students with disabilities. Journal of Special Education, 44, 205-220.

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Banda, D. R., & Kubina, R. M. (2010). Increasing Academic Compliance to Math Tasks Using the High-Preference Strategy in a Student with Autism. Preventing School Failure, 54 81-85.

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Brady, K. K., & Kubina, R. M. (2010). Endurance of Multiplication Fact Fluency for Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Behavior Modification, 34,79-93.

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Kostewicz, D. E., & Kubina, R. M. (2010). A comparison of two reading fluency methods: Repeated reading to a fluency criterion and interval sprinting.Reading Improvement, 47,43-63.

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Kubina R. M., Kostewicz, D. E., & Datchuk, S. M. (2010). Graph and Table Use in Special Education: A Review and Analysis of the Communication of Data. Evaluation & Research in Education, 23,105-119.

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Mason, L. H., Kubina, R. M., Valasa, L. L., & Cramer, A. M. (2010). Evaluating effective writing instruction of adolescent students in an emotional and/or behavioral support setting.Journal of Behavioral Disorders, 35, 140-156.

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Kubina, R. M., Commons, M., & Heckard, B. (2009). Using precision teaching with direct instruction in a summer school program.Journal of Direct Instruction, 9, 1-12

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Kubina, R. M., Kostewicz, D. E., & Lin, F. Y. (2009). The Taxonomy of Learning and Behavioral Fluency.Journal of Precision Teaching and Celeration, 25, 7-15.

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Kubina, R. M., Wolfe, P., & Kostewicz, D. E. (2009). General outcome measures for verbal operants. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 25, 33-49.

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Kubina R. M., & Yurich, K. L. (2009). Developing Fluency for Students with Autism: A Guide for Parents and Teachers. Intervention in School and Clinic, 44, 131-138.

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Kostewicz, D. E., & Kubina, R. M. (2008). The national reading panel guidepost: A review of reading outcomes measures for students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Behavioral Disorders, 33, 62-74.

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Kostewicz, D. E., Ruhl, K. L., & Kubina, R. M. (2008). Creating Classroom Rules for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: A Decision-Making Guide. Beyond Behavior, 17, 14-21.

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Kubina, R. M., Amato, J., Schwilk, C. L., & Therrien, W. J. (2008). Comparing performance standards on the retention of words read correctly per minute. Journal of Behavioral Education, 17, 328-338.

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Kubina R. M., Kostewicz, D. E., & Datchuk, S. M. (2008). An initial survey of fractional graph and table area in behavioral journals. The Behavior Analyst, 31, 61-66.

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Kubina, R. M. & Lin, F. (2008). Defining frequency: A natural scientific term. The Behavior Analyst Today, 9, 125-129.

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Banda, D. R., McAfee, J. K., Lee, D. L., & Kubina, R. M. (2007). Math preference and mastery relationship in middle school students with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Behavioral Education, 16, 207-223.

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Therrien, W. J., & Kubina, R. M. (2007). The Importance of Context in Repeated Reading. Reading Improvement, 44, 179-188.

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Kubina, R. M., Morrison, R. S., & Lee, D. (2006). Behavior analytic contributions to the study of creativity. Journal of Creative Behavior, 40(4),223-242.

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Banda, D. R., & Kubina, R. M. (2006). The high-probability sequencing technique in enhancing transition behaviors: A case study. Education and Treatment of Children, 29,507-516.

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Lee, D. L., Stansbery, S., Kubina, R., & Wannarka, R. (2006). Explicit Instruction With or Without High-p Sequences: Which is More Effective to Teach Multiplication Facts? Journal of Behavioral Education, 2005, 14, 267-281.

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Therrien, W. J., & Kubina, R. M. (2006). Developing reading fluency with repeated reading. Intervention in School and Clinic, 41 156-160.

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Article reprinted in: Robinson, R. & McKenna, M. (2008). Issues and trends in literacy education (4th ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Therrien, W. J., Gormley, S. & Kubina, R. M. (2006). Reread-Adapt and Answer-Comprehend: Using Repeated Reading and Question Generation to Improve Reading Achievement.TEACHING Exceptional Children, 38(3), 22-26.

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Barbera, M. L., & Kubina, R. M. (2005). Using transfer procedures to teach tacts to a child with autism. The Analysis of Verbal Behavior, 21, 155-161.

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Kinder, D., Kubina, R., & Marchand-Martella, N. E. (2005). Special education and Direct Instruction: An effective combination. Journal of Direct Instruction, 5, 1-36.

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Kubina R. M. (2005). The relationship between fluency, rate building and practice: A response to Doughty, Chase, and O’Shields. The Behavior Analyst, 28, 73-76.

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Kubina, R. M., & Wolfe, P. S. (2005). Potential applications of behavioral fluency for students with autism. Exceptionality, 13, 35-44.

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Kubina, R. M. (2005). Developing reading fluency through a systematic practice procedure. Reading & Writing Quarterly, 21, 185-192.

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Lin, F. Y., & Kubina, R. M. (2005). The relationship between fluency and application for multiplication. Journal of Behavioral Education, 14(2), 73-87.

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Barger-Anderson, R., Domaracki, J. W., Kearney-Vakulick, N., & Kubina, R. M. (2004). Multiple baseline designs: The use of a single-case experimental design in literacy research. Reading Improvement, 41,217-225.

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Kubina, R. M., Young, A. E., & Kilwein, M. (2004). Examining an effect of fluency: Application of oral word segmentation and letters sounds for spelling. Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 13,17-23.

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Lin, F. Y., & Kubina, R. M. (2004). Learning channels. The Behavior Analyst Today, 5, 1-14.

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Kubina, R. M., & Starlin, C. (2003). Reading with precision.European Journal of Behavior Analysis, 4(1 & 2), 13-22.

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Kubina, R. M., Morrison, R., & Lee, D. L. (2002). Benefits of adding Precision Teaching to behavioral interventions for students with autism. Behavioral Interventions, 17, 233-246.

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Kubina, R. M., Ward, M., & Mozzoni, M. P. (2000). Helping one person at a time: Precision teaching and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. Behavioral Interventions, 15 (3), 189-203.

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Kubina, R. M., & Morrison, R. (2000). Fluency in education.Behavior and Social Issues, 10,83-99.

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Kubina, R. M., & Cooper, J. O. (2000). Changing the learning channels: An efficient strategy to facilitate instruction and learning. Intervention in School and Clinic, 35(3), 161-166.

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Kostewicz, D. E., Kubina, R. M., & Cooper, J. O. (2000). Managing aggressive thoughts and feelings with daily counts of non-aggressive thoughts: A self-experiment. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 31(3-4), 177-187.

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Kubina, R. M., Ajo, D., Mozzoni, M. P., & Malanga, P. (1998). A case-study in re-teaching handwriting skills to a child with a traumatic brain injury. The Journal of Precision Teaching and Celeration, 15(2), 32-40.

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Cooper, J. O., Kubina, R. M., & Malanga, P. M. (1998). Six graphing procedures for showing collections of Standard Celeration Charts. The Journal of Precision Teaching and Celeration, 15(2), 56-73.

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Morrell, M., Morrell, R., & Kubina, R. M. (1995). Using Precision Teaching to enhance Direct Instruction sight-word reading. The Journal of Precision Teaching, 13(1), 47-54.
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Article featured inCounterpoint,(1998). Direct Instruction and precision teaching can help students with diverse learning abilities become more successful readers. Counterpoint, 18(3), 89.

Kubina, R. M., Haertel, W., & Cooper, J. O. (1994). Reducing negative thoughts and feelings of senior citizens: The one-minute counting procedure. The Journal of Precision Teaching, 11(2), 28-35.

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Refereed Journal Articles (In Press)- If you would like a copy please email me

Datchuk, S. M. & Kubina, R. M. (in press). Improving Sentence Construction with Systematic Instruction and Frequency Building to a Performance Criterion of Sentence Combining. Manuscript accepted for publication in Exceptionality.

Datchuk, S. M. & Kubina, R. M. (in press). Effects of sentence combining intervention and frequency building to a performance criterion on adolescents with difficulty constructing sentences. Manuscript accepted for publication inJournal of Evidence Based Practices for Schools.

Lin, F. Y., & Kubina, R. M. (in press). Imitation fluency in a student with autism spectrum disorder: An experimental case study. Manuscript accepted for publication inEuropean Journal of Behavior Analysis.