S10 theories research design

S10 theories research design - Theories of Development...

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Theories of Development Three major categories of developmental theories based on the above themes 1. Cognitive Theory Piaget Vygotsky Information Processing Theory Ecosystems Theory Bronfenbrenner 2. Psychoanalytic Theory Freud Erikson 3. Behaviorism or Learning Theory Classical Conditioning (Pavlov) Operant Conditioning (Skinner) Cognitive Social Learning Theory (Bandura)
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Piagetian Theory
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Piagetian Theory Piagetian Characteristics Stages of development. Each stage is different in amount of knowledge but not in cognitive functioning. Invariant: Humans pass through stages in orderly fashion Universal- Applies to all Rate of each stage may vary, but fixed order.
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Vygotsky Theory Vygotsky’s Cognitive Intellectual Development Theory Individual actively constructs knowledge. Culture shapes cognitive growth Cognitive skills have their origins in social relations. Mechanism: Interaction between child and agents. Agents: Parents, teachers, peers, media and community
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Vygotsky Theory
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Information Processing Theory Dependent on how information is : Perceived Encoded Stored Retrieved Hardware: Inborn and Universal Software: Mental Strategies (individual)
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Ecosystems Model Mesosystem Exosystem Chronosystem Macrosystem Microsystem Mass media, education, Friends of family Extended family Legal services, work, Community/neighbors Social welfare services Intimate & immediate effects: Family, School,Peers, Playground Health care services Religious institutions Child Historical times,etc. National customs
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2010 for the course PSYCH PSYCH20 taught by Professor Goldman during the Spring '09 term at CUNY Brooklyn.

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