Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome in this course

  • 2

    Introducing the bridge signal

    • What is a bridge signal?

    • Primary and secondary reinforcers

    • Why do we need a bridge signal?

    • How do we use our bridge signals?

    • Conditioning a bridge

    • Bridge signal quiz

  • 3

    How to set up the scent wheel

    • Quick guide 'how to set up the scent wheel'

    • Before transport, check the binders

    • How to carry the scent wheel

    • How to set up the scent wheel

    • Adding target positions

    • Setting up the scent wheel (video)

    • Folding the scent wheel

  • 4

    Definitions and the Odor Delivery Device (ODD)

    • Odor Delivery Device (ODD)

    • More definitions in the detection world

  • 5

    Why and how we use Odor Delivery Devices (ODD's)

    • Conditioning Odor Delivery Device (ODD)

    • Loading and handling a ODD

    • 1 target position passive alert - 1 ODD

    • 2 target position passive alert - 1 ODD

    • 3 target positions passive alert - 1 ODD

    • 2 target positions passive alert - 2 ODD's

    • 3 target positions passive alert - 3 ODD's

    • Duration in alert on ODD's

    • Cleaning ODD's

  • 6

    Scent wheel lumping

    • The difference between lumping or splitting

    • Lumping with vertical target positions

    • Lumping with horizontal target positions

  • 7

    Scent wheel splitting (vertical)

    • 4 targets - 1 HODD / 3 empty targets

    • 4 targets - 1 HODD / 1 BODD / 2 empty targets

    • 4 targets - 1 HODD / 2 BODDS / 1 empty target

    • 4 targets - 1 HODD / 3 BODD's

    • 6 targets - 1 HODD / 5 BODDS

    • 8 targets - 1 HODD / 7 BODDS

    • 12 targets - 1 HODD / 11 BODDS

    • Set up for success - motivation training

    • Working double blind

    • When are we ready for the next lesson?

  • 8

    Scent wheel splitting (horizontal)

    • 1 arm and 1 HODD

    • 2 arms - 1 HODD / 1 BODD

    • 3 arms - 1 HODD / 2 BODDS

    • 4 arms - 1 HODD / 3 BODDS

    • 8 arms - 1 HODD / 7 BODDS

    • 12 arms - 1 HODD / 11 BODDS

  • 9

    Problem solving

    • How to use this chapter ' problem solving'?

    • No focusing on the target

    • Skipping target positions

    • Watching trainer instead of focus on target

    • Running too fast

    • Running too slow

    • False positive and false negatives

    • More duration in the alert

    • Barking, licking, biting or paw on target

    • Scent wheel 'breaks' from base plate