Professionals at the ‘Institute for Out-of-Control Children’ are deciding on a program aimed at improving their students’ behavioral and emotional regulation. There is a debate about whether this program should highlight consequences (operant conditioning) or modeling (social learning). They have asked a panel of experts (including you) to advise them concerning which of these methods the program should highlight.
A) Provide a contrast of these two theories and the ways they account for learning. B) Which of these methods should be highlighted in the school’s training policy? Write an argument in support of the approach you would favor. C) Illustrate the practical application of the approach you’ve supported by describing how a preschool teacher might use this approach to train students in one of the following areas: interacting with peers, dealing with disappointment, or acting properly in class.
Each question 150 words