- Created by: Max A.
- Created on: 14-09-21 14:19
Learning through watching other people.
Is the act of copying an observed behaviour. If a parent frequently reads books, the child may model this behaviour by picking up books, opening them and turning pages.
Observational learning can take place without modelling; we don't copy everything we see, but we still learn it. It involves four steps:
- Attention: paying attention to the person being observed.
- Memory: being able to remember what we have seen until it is needed.
- Reproduction: being able to act out what we see - this is modelling.
- Motivation: the incentive to copy what has been seen.
The person we…