Unformatted text preview: experience the consequence. • Extinction is basically ignoring the behavior of a subordinate and not providing either positive or negative reinforcement. Classroom teachers often use this technique when they ignore students who are “acting out” to get attention. This technique should only be used when the supervisor perceives the behavior as temporary, not typical, and not serious. • Punishment (threats, docking pay, suspension) is an attempt to decrease the likelihood of a behavior recurring by applying negative consequences....
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- Fall '11
- reinforcement theory, E. L. THORNDIKE, Positive reinforcement rewards, behavior. Positive reinforcement