B. F. Skinner built on the classic behavioristic principles to develop his theory on human behavior. His theory has since been expanded and applied in many practical areas. This assignment focuses on Skinnerâ€s legacy by examining contemporary applications of his ideas of reinforcement learning.
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In a paper (1,250-1,500 words), demonstrate Skinner’s legacy. Include the following in your paper:
A discussion of the modern-day applications of reinforcement learning in education.
A discussion of the modern-day applications of reinforcement learning in behavior therapy.
Motivation of Behavior – Rubric
Discussion of the Modern-Day Applications of Reinforcement Learning in Education
Discussion of the Modern-Day Applications of Reinforcement Learning in Behavior Therapy
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