Learning Is Not Based Only On Consequences And Environmental Experiences

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Chapter4
Skinner believed that learning could be understood, explained, and predicted entirely on the basis of observable events. Do you agree or disagree with this theory? Explain.
Yes I agree some things can be understood, predicted and explained on the basis of events, not everything. Learning is not based only on consequences and environmental experiences. According to Skinner, “the consequences of behavior will determine if it is continuous and accordingly learned. Behavorism is measurement of human behavior in which is associated with values and philosophy.” (Reiser & Dempsy 2012) According to Skinner, “a functional analysis of verbal behavior may cause different behaviors.” (McLahghlin, S. F. 2010). Throughout my experiences communicating with my peers may be verbal, nonverbal or both, for example hand gestures are given while having a conversation. With this behavior expression is key while expressing and thoughts.

Compare and contrast the way you 're learning in this course from an "Information Processing Theory" perspective with a "Constructivism" perspective. Explain which theory seems to more accurately describe your experience.
According to (Reiser & Dempsy 2012) “data processed theory is based on the thought of humans can process information given instead of merely responding to stimuli. In the assumption of information processing theory is internal process among the learner.” (Reiser & Dempsy 2012) According to (Smith & Ragan 1999) “constructivism is a…

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