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I need help with the below part, in order for me to complete my final assignment.

? Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing a single, informal learning experience you have had.

o You may include a time when you learned to fear something, love something, hate something, or to accomplish a task.

o You may describe, for example, how you became afraid of heights, why a particular food or smell moves you emotionally, or why you dislike elevators. The experience must be concrete and can be a singular experience or an experience that occurred over a longer period.

? Describe the experience by applying learning theories to the steps involved in the learning experience. Be sure to include the following in your paper:

o Identify what you learned from the experience or experiences.

o Describe how your learning could have occurred through classical conditioning. Identify the unconditioned stimulus, the unconditioned response, the conditioned stimulus, and the conditioned response.

o Explain how your learning could have occurred through operant conditioning. Describe the behavior, consequence, and reinforcement. Indicate the schedule of reinforcement, if applicable.

o Address how your learning could have occurred through cognitive-social learning.

o Discuss the influences of media and prejudice on learning.

o Conclude by comparing and contrasting classical conditioning, operant conditioning, and cognitive-social learning.

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The response addresses the queries posted in 1307 words with references.

//Before writing about learning from previous experience, it is essential to have knowledge about learning experience theories. One should know about the key concepts of learning experience theory which will further assist in assessing the learning experience effectively.//

Learning experience theory

There are various learning theories that are proposed by various people on learning behavior. Some popular learning theories are as follows:

Classical conditioning: Classical conditioning is the learning through association

Operant conditioning: Operant conditioning is the specific form of learning that take place through rewards as well as punishments. It was proposed by Skinner (Corey, 2008).

Cognitive social learning: This theory involves three main factors or aspects for learning that are cognitive focus, belief in human freedom and choice and social interpersonal focus.

Experiential learning theory: This theory is given by Kolb. It is a holistic approach that includes various aspects behavior, perception, behavior and cognition. This theory is known as experiential learning theory. There are four variables that are included in the experiential cycle that are concrete experience, observation and reflection, forming abstract concept and testing in new situations (Moon, 2004).

//Above is the discussion of learning experience theory and its main concept. Now, moving to the next direction, explanation about the learning experience is to be discussed//

Learning experience

Learning experience occurred after the occurrence of events or activities that take place in daily life routine. There are various perception and behavior that play a crucial role in learning experiences. There is a particular age period during which learning of some specific events occurred in life. According to my learning experience, when I was of 10 years, I started feeling fear that further resulted into learning about fear. In the age of 10 years, I also experienced feeling of hate and love. In the age of 10 years, I also started to accomplish a particular task (Corey, 2008).

From the experiences during my daily routine activities, I have learned a lot of things that are useful for my personal and professional development. I have also learned how to love, hate, act and smell that ...

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