Theoretical Perspectives

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Theoretical Perspectives by Mind Map: Theoretical Perspectives

1. Behavorist

1.1. Believe that a child's environment effect their learning. "Nature"

1.2. John B. Watson is theorist who developed the behaviorist theory in 1913.

2. Nativist

2.1. Believe that a child is born with certain capabilities. "Nurture"

2.1.1. Sub Idea 2

2.2. Linguist Noam Chomsky is the major theorist associated with the nativist theory.

3. Cognitive Developmentalist

3.1. Believe the child obtains language as they get older and cognitive competencies develop.

3.2. Cognitive Developmentalist is based on the work of Jean Piaget.

4. Interactionist

4.1. Believe the primary role of the child's language development is sociocultural interaction.