Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Ch3: Social Cognitive Theory - Goals and Expectations

Pg. 102 Self-Set Goals
Having students set their own daily or weekly goals seems like a good idea. I wish I had done this with my students.  Has anyone done this with their students? If you have, can you provide examples/ideas.

Ch3: Social Cognitive Theory - Functions of Modeling

Pg. 85 Response Facilitation
"Chameleon effect, whereby people nonconsciously mimic behaviors and mannerisms of people in their social environments.

I sometimes notice that many children often go through fads, whether it be fashion, words they say, mannerism, then I notice that they are imitating pop artists or actresses/actors.  Could this be an example of the chameleon effect?