Contains a PowerPoint presentation covering the applications of operant conditioning. This would best be used in a Psychology or AP Psychology course as part of the Learning unit.
The PowerPoint is HIGHLY animated and is designed to capture student attention. Each slide has transitions along with rich, moving media. Additionally, a guided note sheet is included in the zip file to help students follow along with the presentation.
Topics covered include:
-- Extensions of Operant Conditioning (acquisition, extinction, spontaneous recovery, generalization, discrimination)
-- B.F. Skinner and the Skinner Box
-- Primary Reinforcers vs. Conditioned Reinforcers
-- Latent Learning
-- Cognitive Map
-- Overjustification Effect
-- Token Economy
-- Premack Principle
-- Cognitive Processes of Operant Conditioning
-- Biological Predispositions of Operant Conditioning
If you're looking for a PowerPoint that just covers the basics of operant conditioning instead, please click here
. Alternatively, if you're interested in an accompanying worksheet that helps students apply labels to operant conditioning scenarios, please click here
Please note that the fonts "Candara" and "Lithos Pro Regular" are used in these documents. If your computer does not have these fonts installed, it will automatically replace them with a default font, which will cause it to look different than the screenshots indicated and require you to re-format the slides.
By purchasing this file, you agree not to make it publicly available (on websites, etc.) or to share with any other teachers. It is intended for classroom use only.