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Behaviorism 行为主义 (Reading & Sharing)

Behaviorism (Pavlov, Watson, Skinner)

  • Stimulus and response is the basis for learning
    • Behaviorists view learning as the product of the stimulus conditions and the responses that follow- sometimes termed the S-R model of learning.
  • The environment develops the person
    • Behaviorists closely observe responses and then manipulate the environment to bring about the intended change.
  • Requires behavior modification and classroom management
  • Positive reinforcement is used to encourage acceptable behavior
  • Generated the idea of “Programmed Learning”
  • Tyler (1949) introduced behavioral objectives in education
  • Faculty decides on the educational experience
  • Nursing education is still steeped in behaviorism today (Lockstep curriculum 锁步课程)

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Nursing Educator Self Study Terminology for Nursing Educator Midterm Part 1

An auditory learner would prefer to learn through which method? —Group discussion because the auditory learner prefers to learn through ideas that are spoken or heard.

Fleming’s model: VARK

  • Visual learners learn by looking at image, such as figure, graphics, videos, and other printed/ drawing information
  • Auditory learners learn by listening to information delivered, such as listening teachers’ lecture, class discussions, seminars, recorded lecture, and etc.
  • Read /write learners learn by reading textbooks, notes, and other printed text information.
  • Kinesthetic learners learning with hands on experiences.

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