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Synonyms for theory

Synonyms for theory

abstract reasoning

a belief used as the basis for action


something taken to be true without proof

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Therefore, following social learning theory and the concept of ethical leaders as role models, we suggest that followers would learn and imitate these behaviors of their leaders.
The social learning theory Akers, 2011 suggested that criminal behavior is learned through association with people.
The purpose of this study was to explore LGB individuals' histories of child abuse and histories of witnessing parental IPV as they related to victimization, perpetration, and attitudinal acceptance of IPV We used social learning theory as a lens through which to view study phenomena and to explain and predict research outcomes.
Therefore, drawing on social learning theory it can be proposed that ethical leaders can influence followers' self-efficacy significantly.
Applications of a Social Learning Theory of Personality.
Even social learning theory, as originally conceived by Albert Bandura (1977), which takes social interactions into account within cognitive learning processes, is insufficient in adequately capturing and illuminating the richness and potentiality of learning through participation.
She discusses the social learning theory behind locus of control, influence of contextual variables on locus of control, and policy implications.
For example, some may view Bandura's (1986, 1997, 2001) social learning theory as behavioral in principle based on its focus on modeling and measuring overt behaviors.
The two traditional and most well known socio-psychological theories are Bandura's (1977) social learning theory and Berkowitz (1989)'s frustration (pain)-aggression theory.
Albert Bandura's social learning theory is an important aspect to effective use of civics education.
Theoretical foundations of teaching and learning range from constructive theory, including Vygotkian social learning theory, to information processing that pays attention to ways that learners process, organize, and access information gained through visual, oral, and textual sources.
Learning analytics currently sits at a crossroads between technical and social learning theory fields.
Thus, when swearing does occur, it appears to be done by characters that possess characteristics that adolescents might wish to obtain (which according to social learning theory may increase the desire of readers to adopt profanity in their interactions with others)," researchers wrote.
It is called social learning theory that what the children see from the parents is what they will repeat.
The theories that compose this group are social learning theory, consistency theory, and social identity theory.