Types Of Learning in  Behavior Modelling

Learning is the process of having once behavior modified more or less permanently by which effects on the action or by what he observes. All complex behavior of human being is learned. If a manager wants to explain & predict human behavior he needs to understand how the learning access or how people learn

Definition Of Learning

“Learning is a relatively permanent change in behavior that occurs as a result of experience.”

Components of learning

i) Learning involves change, the change may be good or bad The change in behavior must be relatively permanent.

ii) The change in behavior must be relatively permanent.

iii) A temporary change in behavior as a result of fatigue cannot consider learning.

Types Of Learning.

1.Learning through reinforcement

Here accurate results are been expected but which actions are more suitable to achieve a result is not been told.

For Eg In a game, the player knows either he wins or loses, but don’t know how to move at each step.

Features of reinforcement learning

  1. It is a trial & error search
  2. It may have delayed reward
  3. Consider the whole problem of a goal

2.Learning through feedback

 Feedback refers to the after effect of behavior an act. While talking to others eye contact helps to get accurate feedback on nonverbal clues. This feedback enhances our communication skills.

3.Learning through Observation 

Both children & adults learn a great through observation. Young children learn languages, social skills, habits, ears& much other everyday behavior by observing their parents& older children. Observational learning helps people to acquire new behavior in two ways

  1. How other peoples perform in difficult circumstances
  2. It provides evidence of  behavior

4. Learning Through Experience

Experience learning is an important form of learning. It involves the forming of new associations & the perceiving of new relationships among event. This type of learning is called cognitive because it refers to the processing of information about the environment that is received through senses. Cognitive processes involve

  1. The selection of information
  2. The making of alterations in the selection of information
  3. The association of items of information with each other
  4. The retrieval of stored information.


Leave a Reply

Notify of