We don’t have to learn everything on our own. Fortunately. We can learn from others. They can directly teach us or we can simply observe them. Observational learning is one of our great skills. We mirror, imitate and model others.
By the end of this lesson, you should be able to:
- Compare and contrast Skinner & Bandura’s models
- Describe the four steps of modeling
- Describe Bandura’s Bobo experiments
- Explain reciprocal determinism
Read these posts (if there are links):
Here are the Terms for Observational Learning
Here are the Notes for Observational Learning
And now a Quiz about Observational Learning
What have you learned by watching other people?