How did we learn to do all those things we can do now, but once could not?
Dr. P's - Dog Training — If it is dog training that interests you, Dr. Mark Plonsky, at the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point is your man. You will find information on obedience competition, K9 training, assistance dogs, a variety of types of working dogs, and lots of general information.
Judy's Rat — Oh, No! Has Rattie died? Nope, she is back. And, now, she is hot! Too hot for TCC students to have access to, thatsfursure!!
Learning-Theories.com — This site provides "A resource on learning theories for educational psychology, cognitive science, human-computer interaction, instructional design, and other related fields." For a glimpse at the breadth of learning theories and applications of learning theory the Index of Learning Theories and Models is a good place to start.
Learning Theories - Funderstanding
Train Fuzzy — Use operant conditioning procedures to train a fuzzy space alien to run or wiggle. One of many great demo and informational pages at Gary Bradshaw's new e.psych site. Currently experiencing difficulties.
Negative Reinforcement University — NRU is an interactive environment for the study of negative reinforcement, one of the more challenging concepts to teach and learn in Psychology. Available as either a web site (you will need the free Shockwave, below ) or as an Adobe Acrobat document (you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader, below).
Observational Learning — A brief summary of Bandura's Observational Learning Theory.
Operant Conditioning and Behaviorism — An historical outline that begins with Thorndike's trial-and-error learning, and introduces Pavlov's classical conditioning and Skinner's operant conditioning.
Positive Reinforcement — Lyle K. Grant, at Athabasca University, has developed this tutorial to help students understand what constitutes, and what does not constitute, positive reinforcement. Be sure you understand the illustrative examples before you begin the practice exercise.
Vygotsky's Social Development Theory — A brief summary of Vygotshy's theory.
Vygotsky and Social Cognition — A brief summary of Vygotshy's theory.
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