ERIC Number: ED040595
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Jun
Reference Count: 0
The Nature of Reinforcement: Part I. (Volume I), Part II. (Volume II).
Glaser, Robert, Ed.
Part One of this report describes the first half of a conference, designed to examine the nature of reinforcement, which was held at the University of Pittsburgh in June 1969. The topics discussed include: "Reward in Human Learning: Theoretical Issues and Strategic Choice Points"; "Are Reinforcement Concepts Able to Provide Reinforcement for Theorizing in Human Learning"; "Incentive Theory, Reinforcement, and Education"; "Some Problems with Incentive Motivation to Learn"; "Human Memory and the Concept of Reinforcement"; "Catching Up with Common Sense or Two Sides of a Generalization: Reinforcement and Punishment"; and "Implications of Sensory Reinforcement". Topics in the second part of the report are: "Elicitation, Reinforcement, and Stimulus Control"; "Some Observations on Descriptive Analysis"; "Vicarious and Self-Reinforcement Processes"; "The Ubiquitous Role of Extrinsic Reinforcement in 'Self-' and 'Vicarious-Reinforcement' Phenomena and in 'Observational Learning' and Imitation"; "Reinforcement; Applied Research"; "Applying Applied Reinforcement"; "Reinforcement: Is It a Basic Principle, and Will It Serve in the Analysis of Verbal Behavior"; "Some Relations of Reinforcement Theory to Education"; and "Some Comments on the Language of the Psychology of Reinforcement as Used in the Conference Papers". (Author/SP)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research, Washington, DC. Psychological Sciences Div.; Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA. Personnel and Training Research Programs Office.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Learning Research and Development Center.
Note: Two volumes, Reprint from Proceedings of Annual Conference of the Learning Research and Development Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 1970