Chapter 9 Notes

Chapter 9 Notes - March 17th, 2008 Chapter 9: Social...

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March 17 th , 2008 Chapter 9: Social Cognitive and Constructivist Views of Learning Social learning theory o A neo-behavioral view of learning that was developed by Albert Bandura o Bandura felt that the behavioral view alone was an accurate portrayal of how learning occurs, but felt it was incomplete o He distinguished: Acquisition of knowledge (learning) from… Observable performance of that knowledge (behavior or performance) Bandura and Bobo o 3 groups of preschoolers were filmed with a Bobo doll (those that saw the model get reinforced, punished and nothing) Those that saw the model be reinforced for attacking the doll were the most aggressive Those that saw the model punished were the least aggressive If the children were promised a reward for imitating the model, all the children demonstrated that they had learned the behavior Therefore, incentives affect the performance of learned behaviors Bandura separated the two…learning from performance Why don’t all children engage in bad behaviors? Why do some understand the content of a class but perform badly on a test? Social cognitive theory
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course EPSY 121X taught by Professor Giambona during the Spring '08 term at Pacific.

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Chapter 9 Notes - March 17th, 2008 Chapter 9: Social...

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