ERIC Number: EJ209994
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1979
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Social Learning Theory: The Role of Imitation and Modeling in Learning Socially Desirable Behavior.
Khan, Kanwar Habib; Cangemi, Joseph P.
Education, v100 n1 p41-46 Fall 1979
The paper defines and discusses various social learning theories. Central to most theories of how an individual acquires socially acceptable behaviors are the processes of imitation, or observational learning, and identification, or modeling. The effectiveness of each process is noted. (SB)
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Behavior Patterns, Cultural Differences, Identification (Psychology), Imitation, Learning Processes, Learning Theories, Modeling (Psychology), Observational Learning, Prosocial Behavior, Role Models, Social Behavior, Social Development, Social Reinforcement, Social Relations, Socialization
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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