TE150_StudyGuide_Unit2 - TE150 Unit 2 Study Guide TE150...

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TE150 Unit 2 Study Guide TE150: Reflections on Learning Unit 2 Study Guide TOPIC 2.1: Vygotsky’s Learning Theory Big Idea: The basic idea of the unit is that children learn both from the social environment and about the social environment, This first lesson is one view of the way we learn from the social environment, namely, Vygotskian theory. We focus on two main ideas: (1) learning through the internalization of cultural tools and (2) scaffolding and the zone of proximal development. Key terms: cultural tools, internalization, scaffolding, Vygotsky, zone of proximal development (zpd) TOPIC 2.2: Observational Learning Big Idea: Observational learning is learning by watching others. People can either imitate the behavior they observed or develop expectancies about the consequences of the behavior (i.e., something good will happen to me if I do that because something good happened to him when he did it). Key terms: Bandura, observational learning, role model TOPIC 2.3: Motivation Big Ideas: Another major factor that underlies learning is motivation. There are several factors that affect motivation. One is whether students have their own reasons to learn
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course TE 150 taught by Professor Palmer during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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TE150_StudyGuide_Unit2 - TE150 Unit 2 Study Guide TE150...

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