This is an archive of the 2013 version of ocTEL.

Behaviorism | Learning Theories

Highlights and Sticky Notes:

  • I don't think learners are 'passive' responding to environmental stimuli. Some of the time they are, but not all of the time. - Roger Harrison

behavior is shaped through positive reinforcement or negative reinforcement.

behaviorist work was done with animals

  • I really see Behaviourism clearly with my dog. I give a command, he does the behaviour and gets the immediate reward, so learns that doing command = treat - Roger Harrison

acceptance of mediating structures, the role of emotions,


by: Roger Harrison

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