Theoretical Perspectives

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Theoretical Perspectives by Mind Map: Theoretical Perspectives

1. Nativist

1.1. Believes that nature most strongly influences development and learning

1.2. Chomsky, Pinker

1.3. Focus is on syntactic language development

1.4. LAD Language Acquistion Device-used

1.4.1. Active participants

1.4.2. Hypothesis testing

2. Interactionist

2.1. Belives that nurturing most strongly influnces development and learning

2.2. Vygitsky, Bruner, Halliday, Bloom, and Tinker

2.3. Focus is on pragmatic language development

2.4. Focus is on process rather than product

2.5. Children learn language to join society

3. Cognitive Developmentalist

3.1. Believes that nature most strongly influnces develop and learning

3.2. Piaget

3.3. Focus is on semantic and morphemic language development

3.4. As children mature language is aquired

4. Behaviorist

4.1. Believe that nurturing most strongly influnces development and learning

4.2. B.F. Skinner,Pavlov, Thorndike, Watson, Gurthie

4.3. Focus is on semantic, syntactic, and morphemic language development.

4.4. Operant Conditioning

4.5. Imitative speech