Ch5 PSYC 2060 - Behavioral Theories of Learning Day 1:...

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Behavioral Theories of Learning Day 1: Introduction & Classical Conditioning Day 2: Operant Conditioning
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Objectives Define behavior and learning What are characteristics of behavior? What is Classical Conditioning? What is Operant Conditioning? What is Social Learning theory How can we apply these theories in education and in our own lives?
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Why study behavior? Behavior is lawful Underlying laws apply to almost all human bx Once you understand behavior, you can predict future behavior If you can predict behavior, you can control behavior! Behavior modification
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Understanding behavioral theories of learning helps you to… Increase desired behavior Improve reading fluency Follow classroom rules Write a well developed essay Get your boyfriend to help you with the dishes after dinner Decrease undesired behavior Talking back to the teacher in class Errors in speech production Forgetting to turn in homework
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Learning from a behavioral perspective Behavioris m - the view of
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Is this behavioral? Jake picks his nose Amy’s left frontal lobe is activated when she is dreaming Jasmine feels sad Calvin throws a tantrum
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What is learning? A relatively permanent change in observable behavior that results from experience Not developmental process Not reflexes You don’t have to be aware that you are learning in order for learning to occur
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Behavioral Education For behaviorists the purpose of education is to affect desired changes in the learner’s behavior . Educational objectives are stated in behavioral terms only. Johnny will achieve adequate reading fluency as demonstrated by an oral reading fluency (ORF) rate of 100 words per minute Suzie will comply teacher’s request, as defined as making a physical motion toward
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Behavioral Theories of Learning Classical conditioning Learning by pairing Operant conditioning Learning by consequences Social learning theory Learning by observation
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Environment shapes learning Content of interest is observable and measurable behavior That which is unobservable is not studied
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course PSYC, PSYC 2076, 2060 taught by Professor Briganti,gustan,perlis,namikas,wheeler during the Spring '10 term at LSU.

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Ch5 PSYC 2060 - Behavioral Theories of Learning Day 1:...

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