1. Stimulus leads to response which leads to consequence, best illustrates which theory?
Hierarchy of needs
1. A basic premise in Social Learning Theory is
a behaviorist approach to learning
a person learns through observation rather then through doing.
events can be learned without being processed
Consequences of behavior do not influence learning
1. Negative reinforcement
reduces the likelihood of a behavior.
increases the likelihood of a behavior.
requires removal of something unpleasant.
both A & C.
both B & C.
1. Which of the following is a “process” theory of motivation?
Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
Both A & B
1. In social learning, theory retention has three phases which are
attention, symbolic coding, behavioral reproduction.
recognize, recall, retain.
attention, motivation, symbolic coding.
none of the above.
Question 6. Theories are
useful for model building but impractical for practitioners.
generally developed by all of us to help us understand how things work in our world.
concrete steps in the “how to” world.
useful when they describe a set of facts and develop a logical rationale for what is likely to be true, given those facts.
both B & D.
1. What are the factors that interact to determine performance?
Knowledge, skills and attitudes
Environment, skills, and strategy
Attitudes, strategy, and motivation
Motivation, environment, and skills
Motivation, KSAs, and environment
1. Symbolic coding is
the second stage of attracting attention
where you rehearse in your mind how to “do it”
part of the retention process.
a design method for assuring learning.
1. The formula for performance (M X KSA X E) suggests
only two of the three factors need to be favorable to obtain high performance.
if motivation is high and KSA’s are adequate, at least moderate performance will be ahieved.
if the environment is highly conducive to high performance, then motivation is not very important.
none of the above are correct.
1. Which of the following statements is true regarding punishment?
It does not usually reduce the future likelihood of a behavior.
It is a very effective form of motivation.
It has the same results as negative reinforcement.
It is an undesirable training tool.
Randomly administering punishment keeps trainees on their toes.