Learning Theory in the Classroom: Application & Trends


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Which of the following best defines behaviorism?

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1. Which of the following is an example of classical conditioning?

2. Which of the following is an example of operant conditioning?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet was designed to help you test your knowledge of learning theory, with questions addressing its key facets and supplementary components. You'll also be tested on relevant examples and psychological concepts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet is composed of questions involving:

  • Behaviorism
  • Classical and operant conditioning
  • Constructivism
  • Integrating new information into an existing schema

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define behaviorism and constructivism
  • Distinguishing differences - make sure you can differentiate between classical and operant conditioning
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the integration of new information into an existing schema

Additional Learning

To further review learning theory, you can go over the corresponding lesson titled Learning Theory in the Classroom: Application & Trends. This lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with the learning theories that fall under behaviorism
  • Know the Law of Effect
  • Describe the Law of Readiness and the Law of Exercise
  • Define assimilate