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(1997). Key Concepts of Vygotsky's Theory of Learning and Development. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education: Vol. 18, No. 2, pp. 16-22.


Early social-emotional competencies, such as behavioral regulation, attentional skills, and the ability to problem solve, are critical to children’s academic outcomes (Blair, 2002; Diamond & Lee, 2011).Such findings have prompted the development and implementation of social-emotional learning (SEL) programs, which are a type of school-based preventive intervention explicitly designed to ...


The Health Belief Model, social learning theory (recently relabelled social cognitive theory), self-efficacy, and locus of control have all been applied with varying success to problems of explaining, predicting, and influencing behavior.


Educators have a unique opportunity to apply the concepts of Bandura's Social Learning Theory toward enhanced student engagement and learning in a social media context. This article synthesizes current research on Social Learning Theory and Social Media Technology, focusing on how the application of social media in the classroom might be used ...


Social learning theory also concentrates on the rewards, or reinforcements, that we receive for behaviors. Reinforcements could be concrete objects or praise, or more abstract things like a reduction of tension or increased self-esteem, according to Margaret Delores Isom, professor of criminology at Florida State University.


Social learning theory is a theory of learning process and social behavior which proposes that new behaviors can be acquired by observing and imitating others. It states that learning is a cognitive process that takes place in a social context and can occur purely through observation or direct instruction, even in the absence of motor reproduction or direct reinforcement.


Social learning theory is a useful tool for social workers to employ when assessing and assisting clients. This theory can often help identify and treat the identifiable cause of certain behaviors. Social workers can leverage social learning theory in diverse situations to arrive at an informed, helpful solution for the client in question.


For social workers, the social learning theory is a valuable prism through which to understand the relationship between cognitive function and certain behaviors in clients. By determining where dysfunctional behavior has been learned, it may be possible to design targeted intervention.


Behaviorism is a theory of learning that believes learning occurs through teachers’ rewards and punishments that lead to changes in behavior (Duchesne et al., 2014; Blaise, 2011; Pritchard, 2013). Behaviorism is defined in the following ways by scholarly sources:


The final way to incorporate social learning into the classroom is through simulation and gamification. Gamification has been a growing trend, and when combined with simulation, can really bring social learning theory to life. The ultimate goal of classroom training, and social learning, is learning.