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Theoretical Perspectives by Mind Map: Theoretical Perspectives
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Theoretical Perspectives

Behaviorist

Skinner

The theorist-researcher associated with the Behaviorist Perspective is Skinner.

Nurture

"A child is considered to be a 'blank slate' and learning occurs due to the associations established between stimuli, responses, and events that occur after the response behavior." (Otto, 2010)

Aspects of Language Knowledge

There are three aspects of language knowledge associated with the behaviorist perspective: syntatic, semantic, and morphemic.

Syntatic

Semantic

Morphemic

Nativist

"The nativist perspective emphasizes inborn or innate human capabilities as being responsible for langiage development." (Otto, 2010)

Chomsky

The main theorist-researcher associated with the Nativist Theoretical Perspective is Chomsky.

Nature

"... all people inherently have the capacity to acquire language to due cognitive structures that process language differently from other stimuli."

Syntatic

Chomsky focuses on syntax, proposing that grammar is universal.

Cognitive Developmentalist

Piaget

The main theorist-researcher associated with the Cognitive Developmentalist Perspective is Jean Piaget.

Nature

"The close relation between cognitive development and language is based on the belief that, for language to develop, specific cognitive grwth must occur first." (Otto, 2010)

Aspects of Language Knowledge

The cognitive-development perspective focuses on two aspects of language knowledge: semantic and morphemic.

Semantic

Morphemic

Interactionist

Theorist-Researchers

There are three theorist-researchers associated with the Interactionist Perspective: Vygotsky, Bruner, and Halliday.

Vygotsky

Bruner

Halliday

Nurture

"...children acquire language through their attempts to communicate with the world around them."

Pragmatic

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