This theory focuses on the learning that occurs within a social context.
It considers that people learn from one another. Includes concepts such as:
modeling, imitation and observational learning.
Four general principles of this theory?
Theory proposes that both reinforcement & punishment have indirect effects on learning.
Reinforcemnt. & punishmnt. influences extent of behavior that has been learned.
Expectation of reinforcemnt promotes learning through cognitive process
We don't usually change unless there is a positive reinforcement.
There has to be an outcome
ie - the teacher tells you something is NOT on the test - you then won't study it.
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