TABLE OF CONTENTSKey Points of BehaviorismTheoristBehaviorism in the ClassroomBehaviorism in My Classroom
BEHAVIORISMBehaviorism is the prediction and control of human behavior.It is a theory of learning that focuses only on observable behaviors.There is no internal cognitive processing of information. Next
BEHAVIORISMBehaviorism came into vogue during a time period called Modernism.There is no dividing line between man and animal.They both learn to behave through a system of positive and negative rewards. Previous Next
BEHAVIORISMTwo types of learning associated with Behaviorism are:Associative learning and Observational learning. Associative learning occurs when we make a connection between two events. Observational learning takes place when a person observes and imitates another’s behavior . Home Previous
THEORISTIvan PavlovB.F. SkinnerAlbert BanduraJohn B. WatsonEdwin Ray GuthrieMurray Sidman John B. WatsonNext
IVAN PAVLOVBecame famous for his behavioral experiments with dogs.Won the Nobel Prize in Physiology in 1904.He used conditioning to teach dogs to salivate when he rang a bell.Classic ConditioningHome Previous
CLASSROOM-TEACHER It is the teachers responsibility to create an environment in which only appropriate behavior is being reinforced. Spreadsheets, word processing software, and interactive web-based practice programs. The incorporation of all the above technologies into classrooms can promote success through behaviorist techniques. Next
CLASSROOM-STUDENTStudent assessment: taking notes, reading, and reviewing their own work. Can cause behavioral change as well as study habits outside of the classroom.Practice resources using technology that they can use outside of the classroom. From this, students will receive immediate feedback, and allows them to change their answer to the correct one.Home Previous
MY CLASSROOMHow I would conduct my classroom using theBehaviorism Theory:1. Use a teacher-led approach. Presentations and lectures2. Break down learning into small task. Positive reinforcement3. Use drills and memorization techniques. Used to help learn specific facts4. Use behavior modification techniques. Ignores negative behavior, highlights the positive Next
MY CLASSROOM In Operant Conditioning, students learn the association between a behavior and a consequence. As a result, students learn to increase behaviors that are followed by rewards, and decrease behaviors that are followed by punishment. Home Previous
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