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Humanist Education
A look at the ways humanistic and behaviorist principles impact education and learning situations in the classroom.
# 97002 | 2,037 words | 4 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 20, 2007 in Education (Theory) , Psychology (Behaviorism) , Psychology (Rogers)

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This paper examines how humanism and operant conditioning impact classroom teaching by focusing on teaching vocabulary to high school students. It looks at Carl Rogers' assumptions about learning and education and Skinner's theory of operant conditioning.

The Rogerian Perspective on Teaching
The Operant Conditioning Perspective on Vocabulary Teaching

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Uljens, Michael. (1992). What Is Learning a Change of? Report no. 1992:01. Department of Education and Educational Research, University of Goteborg, 32 p.
  • Hiemstra R., Brockett R. (1994). From behaviorism to humanism: Incorporating self-direction in learning concepts into the instructional design process. In H. B. Long & Associates, New ideas about self-directed learning. Norman, OK: Oklahoma Research Center for Continuing Professional and Higher Education, University of Oklahoma
  • Bell L., Schniedewind, N., (1989). Realizing the Promise of Humanistic Education: A Reconstructed Pedagogy for Personal and Social Change, Journal of Humanistic Psychology 29; 200
  • Rogers, C., (1969). Regarding Learning and Its Facilitation in Freedom to Learn Columbus: Merill, 157-64

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