Process of Learning Essay
I believe that learning is observable yet I also recognize that there are many other factors to consider when discussing this issue. First I believe that being observant means that we focus and pay attention to what we are observing. If you want to learn anything, it is critical to pay attention. Anything that may come …show more content…
A key component to observational learning is to witness a change in behavior. Much of observational learning is based on this component. Like the children from the study of Kauai, because of their environment many children's observations led them to delinquency, learning problems, and teenage pregnancy. As a teacher I witness children as young as the first grade imitating characters from animated shows which fight and wrestle. Many of these children I see perform the actions in an aggressive manner. When I bring this issue up with the parents, they don't seem to understand their child's change in behavior. Now although I am discussing a negative viewpoint I do believe that observational learning can change behavior for the good as well.
I also believe that learning is a change in thinking or a change of