Approaches to language development The learning theory (behaviorism) approach to language acquisition proposes that language is learned through reinforcement and conditioning. An early explanation for the acquisition of language was given by behaviorist and psychologist B. F. Skinner. Skinner explained the phenomenon of language development as a result of environmental influence. He argued that children learn language due to behaviorist reinforcement by associating words with meaning. He attributed
Student Leadership and Gender: The Impact on Moral Development Jennifer A. Klink Northwestern University MSHE 462 Student Leadership and Gender: The Impact on Moral Development The student experience is enhanced through opportunities to explore one’s passions, and it is critical for administrators to cultivate a community with a broad range of talents and life experiences. Student affairs professionals work to provide services and programs that will maximize student potential. Uncovering
Determinants Of Moral Development In Curbing Adolescents’ Moral Decay. Surname: Zondo Initials: G. L. Student number: 43097855 Examination period: October/November 2015 1 The Determinants Of Moral Development In Curbing Adolescents’ Moral Decay. Abstract The study explored the determinants of moral development in curbing adolescents’ moral decay. These determinants included identity development, gender, parental (mother) relationship with adolescent, and ethical and moral values. A mixed-model
| | Key Terms . Behaviorism- a theory of learning based upon the idea that all behaviors are acquired through conditioning. Conditioning occurs through interaction with the environment. Behaviorists believe that our responses to environmental stimuli shape our behaviors. Observeable behavior
influence the development of the traits such as corporation and alteration that lie at the core of our ethical systems. 3- Philosophical Systems: To the Epicureans, the quality of pleasure to be derived from an act was the essential measure of its goodness. The Stoics, like the Puritans and many contemporary Americans, advocated a disciplined, hardworking, thrifty lifestyle. These philosophies and others, like those cited earlier, have been instrumental in our society's moral development.
04-Marshall-4864.qxd 2/1/2006 3:16 PM Page 97 4 Data Collection Methods ❖ ❖ ❖ Q ualitative researchers typically rely on four methods for gathering information: (a) participating in the setting, (b) observing directly, (c) interviewing in depth, and (d) analyzing documents and material culture. These form the core of their inquiry—the staples of the diet. Several secondary and specialized methods of data collection supplement them. This chapter provides a brief discussion of the primary and