Social learning

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Social learning may refer to:

  • Social learning theory Social learning theory is a perspective that states that people learn within a social context. It is facilitated through concepts such as modeling and observational learning.
  • Observational learning (psychology), learning that occurs as a function of observing, retaining and replicating behavior observed in ones environment or other people.
  • Social learning theory (criminology), a theory of crime that asserts that humans learn deviant behavior from their peers.
  • Social learning (social pedagogy), a theory of education that acquisition of social competence happens exclusively or primarily in a social group.