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Social Learning Strategies

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

in Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter focuses on social learning strategies—functional rules specifying what, when, and who to copy. There are many plausible social learning strategies. Individuals might disproportionately ... More


Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Many animals, including humans, acquire valuable skills and knowledge by copying others. Scientists refer to this as social learning. It is one of the most exciting and rapidly developing areas of ... More


What's Within?: Nativism Reconsidered

Fiona Cowie

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195159783
eISBN:
9780199849529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159783.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book reconsiders the influential nativist position toward the mind. Nativists assert that some concepts, beliefs, or capacities are innate or inborn: “native” to the mind rather than acquired. ... More


Autonomous learners in digital realms: Exploring strategies for effective digital language learning

Rebecca L. Oxford and Chien-Yu Lin

in Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083640
eISBN:
9789882209299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083640.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter focuses on the development of autonomous or independent learners through IT-mediated support. It provides a critical review of the research literature regarding learners' use of digital ... More


Conclusions

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

in Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This concluding chapter summarizes the different social learning concepts and methods explored in the book, beginning with definitions of some key terms such as social learning, social transmission, ... More


The Essential Child: Origins of Essentialism in Everyday Thought

Susan A. Gelman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195154061
eISBN:
9780199786718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154061.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Essentialism is the idea that certain categories, such as “dog,” “man,” or “intelligence,” have an underlying reality or true nature that gives objects their identity. This book argues that ... More


Chinese Boxes and Learning Cubes: Action Learning in a Cross-Cultural Context *

Max Boisot and Michel Fiol

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The Learning Cube is a simple diagnostic tool that can be used to analyze and evaluate training programs. It comprises three dimensions: (1) abstraction-concreteness; (2) direction-autonomy; (3) ... More


Nationality of Firm Ownership in Developing Countries: Who Should ‘Crowd Out’ Whom in Imperfect Markets?

Alice H. Amsden

in Industrial Policy and Development: The Political Economy of Capabilities Accumulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199235261
eISBN:
9780191715617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235261.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In traditional theory, the nationality of an enterprise shouldn't matter to economic development. Whether a firm is a foreign-owned subsidiary of a multinational (FOE), or a private nationally owned ... More


15–16 Months Doing a Lot with a Little

MARILYN SHATZ

in A Toddler’s Life: Becoming a Person

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195099232
eISBN:
9780199846863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099232.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the activities and development of toddler Ricky when he was 15–16 months old. At this stage Ricky was able to use imitation as a learning device. He was able to use this ... More


Wary learners

Alberto Acerbi

in Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198835943
eISBN:
9780191873331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835943.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Cultural evolution is a diverse field of research, but some similarities can be found: cultural evolutionists defend a quantitative, naturalistic, and interdisciplinary approach to the study of human ... More


Practices and Challenges in Deaf Education in Kenya

Peter Oracha Adoyo and Everline Nyokabi Maina

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Ensuring inclusive, equitable, and quality education for all, including those with disabilities, is one of the Sustainable Development Goals to which Kenya has subscribed. The special education ... More


Doing Text

Julian McDougall

in Doing Text: Media After the Subject

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325031
eISBN:
9781800342576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325031.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that media education after the-media would be formed out of a flattened cultural hierarchy combined with a relativist pedagogy. This would arise out of the death of Media Studies ... More


Social Networks and Computer Models

István Czachesz

in Cognitive Science and the New Testament: A New Approach to Early Christian Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198779865
eISBN:
9780191825880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779865.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the interface of cognitive and social factors in the spread of early Christianity. The first part of the chapter discusses how early Christian preferences for itinerancy, the ... More


Education at the margins: the potential benefits of private educational initiatives for disadvantaged groups

Melanie Smuts

in Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter assesses how non-profit private providers can positively contribute to upholding the right to education by looking at the following: the equality of individuals; overcoming the legacies ... More


Providing Ongoing Support

Janet Allen and Christine Landaker

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195165951
eISBN:
9780197562154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195165951.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Teaching of a Specific Subject

When adults talk about reading history, most of us think of a range of history- related texts: historical fiction, periodicals, biographies, diaries, documents, ... More


Remixing the Results and Looking Ahead

Bennetta Jules-Rosette and J.R. Osborn

in African Art Reframed: Reflections and Dialogues on Museum Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043277
eISBN:
9780252052156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043277.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Theories and ideologies of museum culture are collaboratively created by directors, curators, artists, and their audiences. This book examines these processes through the frameworks of five ... More


Chemists Who Work in Academia

Jeannette E. Brown

in African American Women Chemists in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190615178
eISBN:
9780197559673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615178.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Etta Gravely (Fig. 3.1) is a retired professor of chemistry and former head of the Department of Chemistry at North Carolina A&T State University at Greensboro (North ... More


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