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Social Learning Theory and Adult Learning Theory

Compare and contrast the Social learning theory and the Adult learning theory. How would you approach the two?

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Social theory holds that human beings learn by observing others. The observations serve as a guide for action. The social theory holds that people can learn new information and behaviors by watching other people. Social theory holds that internal reinforcement is essential for learning. Finally, according to social theory learning alone does not necessarily lead to a change in behavior.

Adult learning theory holds that adults are internally motivated and self-directed, they ...

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This solution explains how people can learn new information and behaviors by watching other people. The sources used are also included in the solution.

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