Social cognitive 46 theorists have continued to

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Unformatted text preview: h as characters in a story can provide cognitive modeling. For example, in an early application of cognitive modeling to teach problem-solving, Bloom and Broder (1950) allowed students to compare their problem-solving processes to those modeled by more successful students. In the Productive Thinking Program (Covington, Crutchfield & Davies, 1966), cognitive modeling is provided and critiqued by characters in a series of stories that students read. Social Cognitive Theory and Technology As you may remember from chapter 4, Bandura was one of the first to study the effects of televised models on young children’s aggressive behavior, a topic of continuing interest to educators and psychologists. Social cognitive 46 theorists have continued to investigate the role of technology in providing models for learners. Technology and Modeling The potential of technology to provide instructional models to students has long been recognized For example, you may have purchased self-instructional tapes that employ models to show yo...
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