What is Behaviorism? Albert Bandura How is behavior implemented? In my classroom?Menu The end
A theory that defines behavior as a response to a stimuliWhat is Behaviorism?
Clean Slate ◦ Learners begin as passive ◦ Behavior is formed through positive or negative reinforcementWhat is Behaviorism?
• Observational Learning (Modeling) • Albert Bandura also believed that behavior influences the environment as well Learners recreate what they previously observed Famous for Bobo Doll StudyAlbert Bandura
Observational Learning (Modeling) ◦ Bobo Doll Study Some children observed a woman hitting and kicking the bobo doll and some did not Later, children were placed in a room with the same doll Those who observed the violent acts recreated the actions, while the others did notAlbert Bandura
Teachers and Behaviorism ◦ Under Behaviorism teachers act as the model ◦ They demonstrate and teach what is to be learned by the students ◦ Teachers also use behaviorism to reinforce desired behaviorHow is Behaviorism implemented?
Students and Behaviorism ◦ Students act as the learners (observers) ◦ The students behavior is shaped by the positive or negative reinforcement from the teacherHow is Behaviorism implemented?
• Technology • Behaviorism can be applied to teaching students the use of technology and learning • They will be able to implement technology into their assignments more efficientlyIn my classroom
Discipline ◦ I will demonstrate what is good behavior and follow up with positive reinforcement such as adding extra activities they are interested in ◦ For negative reinforcement bad behavior will not be acknowledgedIn my classroom