Behaviorism Learning Theory
Behaviorism learning theory is a theory coined by Gage and Berliner about behavior change as a result of experience
This theory then developed into a flow of learning psychology that influenced the direction of the development of educational and learning theories and practices known as Behaviorism flow. This flow emphasizes the formation of behavior that appears as a result of learning.
Behaviorism theory with its stimulus-response model
seat the learner as a passive individual. Specific responses or behaviors using training or habituation methods only. The appearance of behavior will be stronger if given reinforcement and will disappear if subject to punishment.
Learning is a result of the interaction between stimulus and response (Slavin, 2000: 143). Someone is considered to have learned something if he can show changes in behavior. According to this theory important learning is input in the form of stimulus and output in the … Read moreRead More »