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Marie Downing Walden University Richard W. Riley School of Education and Leadership EdD Student EDUC 8101
Born December 4, 1925 in Canada
He and his family struggled through many hardships during his younger years
He attended his elementary through high school years at the only school in town.
The school had very limited resources.
He attended the University of British Columbia in Vancouver
He went on to study psychology at the University of Iowa where he earned a M.A. degree in 1951 and a Ph.D. degree in clinical psychology 1952
In 1953, he joined the faculty of Stanford University where he remained throughout his long career
Theories on behaviorism are derived from several different theorists
Edward L. Thorndike, B.F. Skinner, and others.
Environment shapes behavior
Reinforcement increases probability of desired action being repeated
Examples of social learning situations include television commercials.
Bandura’s theory of learning takes into account three things
The person’s environment
The person’s psychological processes
Learning from the outcomes of a person’s personal actions
A trip to the park if a task or assignment is completed
Observed positive outcomes
Can we think of ways that Bandura’s theory can be applied to teaching and learning?
One problem with social learning is that it is difficult to predict what all individuals will perceive as positive.
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