we learned about reinforcement theory, which was developed by B. F. Skinner. Sometimes theoretical concepts such as this can be a bit more difficult to actually translate into application. Take a moment to watch the YouTube video and share how you believe reinforcement theory applies to the workplace.
What are some things that motivate you the most at work (money, vacation time, flexible schedule, title, etc.)?
Now, let’s think of how we can apply this to your role as a student. Think of something that you really want, it can be a specific grade on an assignment or even a night out, anything that you can think of that would be a motivating factor for you. What does that positive reinforcement look like? Will that help to keep you on track for the short-term or long-term? What other types of positive reinforcement do you believe would work well to keep you going throughout this course and your degree program here at Online?
Submit your response to these questions in a Word document at least 250 words in length. Please be careful to watch for spelling and grammar.
(I’m currently in school for medical assisting, currently working at a t-mobile)