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Behaviorism ppt

  1. 1. Behaviorism Amanda
  2. 2. What is Behaviorism? <ul><li>is an idea of psychology based on the suggestion that every action taken by a living organism can and should be regarded as behaviors </li></ul>
  3. 3. Famous Behaviorists <ul><li>Ivan Pavlov </li></ul><ul><li>John Broadus Watson </li></ul><ul><li>Edward Lee Thorndike </li></ul><ul><li>B. F. Skinner </li></ul>
  4. 4. Key Concepts <ul><li>focuses on individual behavior as an end in itself </li></ul><ul><li>ideas centered around &quot;conditioning,&quot; which is a method of behavior modification </li></ul><ul><li>can be modified by using positive and negative reinforcements to reward or punish behavior </li></ul>
  5. 5. How a teacher uses Behaviorism? <ul><li>Positive Reinforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Allows a student to play longer on the computer </li></ul><ul><li>Gives some kind of treat for participating in class </li></ul><ul><li>Negative Reinforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Takes certain privileges away </li></ul><ul><li>Time out </li></ul>
  6. 6. How the Student does Under Behaviorism… <ul><li>Eventually when they see the bad things are being reinforced with bad treatment they will not continue with that behavior </li></ul><ul><li>While the good kids are getting the rewards and extra privileges they continue their good efforts. </li></ul>
  7. 7. From a Personal Perspective <ul><li>I think this is an ideal way to help kids understand which behaviors will be considered allowed in the classroom and which ones won’t even be tolerated </li></ul><ul><li>I think the reinforcements should be equal for everyone whether they were good or bad. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Credits <ul><li>http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/beh.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://school.discoveryeducation.com/clipart/images/thinkingcapwhoa.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://skeptically.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.docsinbox.net/MGT3680/unit2session1.doc </li></ul><ul><li>https://intro2psych.wikispaces.com/file/view/Press.sized.jpg/32395879/Press.sized.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://bloomingtonsouth.org/theoptimist/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/teacher.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.kidzfriends.com/images/boy_thumbsup_sm.jpg </li></ul>

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