EDUC 500 Quiz 4

  1. Whenever students turn in their homework, a teacher rewards them with computer time. The more often they turn in their homework, the more they are allowed to use the computers. Students have been turning in their homework with increasing frequency. Thus, the computer time is serving as a(n.:
  2. What type of reinforcer is a gold star that a student receives as a reward for completing her homework?
  3. A reinforcer that allows a student to escape from an unpleasant situation is called a(n.:
  4. Which of the following is an example of removal punishment?
  5. In Pavlov’s experiments with dogs, which of the following best characterizes the role of the bell (or tone., prior to conditioning?
  6. Which of the following is an example of self‐regulated learning?
  7. Which of the following reinforcement procedures would be most appropriate for the classroom?
  8. The Premack Principle links less‐desired activities to:
  9. Which of the following is the correct sequence of phases for understanding observational learning?
  10. A student learns to add blocks and later transfers this skill to adding sticks, and checkers. Educational psychologists would say that the student is demonstrating:
  11. In Bandura’s classic study on modeling, children who observed a film of an aggressive person being punished:
  12. An English teacher wants students to begin writing paragraphs on various topics. How should the teacher proceed in explaining the parts of paragraph construction?
  13. What is the focus of operant conditioning?
  14. The cognitive theory of learning that describes how individuals take in, work with, store, and retrieve information about the world is called:
  15. Which of the following terms describes the capacity of working memory?
  16. The duration of this structure of memory can last up to four seconds.
  17. By engaging in this study strategy, a student identifies main ideas, then diagrams connections between them.
  18. One of the educational implications of the sensory register is that:
  19. What is the term used by cognitive psychologists to refer to the process of thinking about material to be learned in a way that connects the material to information or ideas already in the learner’s mind?
  20. The four Rs in the acronym PQ4R stand for:
  21. What is the name for the component of memory that holds current thoughts?
  22. Which of the following is an example of retroactive facilitation?
  23. A professor is teaching about the lymph system and uses the example of water moving through a sponge. This is an example of which cognitive teaching strategy?
  24. In a research study, subjects were asked to count backwards by threes while trying to memorize nonsense letters. A major implication of the findings was:
  25. Rote learning can be characterized as:
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