Animal learning is the science that studies how animals learn the various behaviors they display. This is one of the most important courses in the program. It deals in detail with advanced learning mechanisms.
The textbook for this course is Paul Chance’s “Learning and Behavior.”
Course level: Advanced.
Content of the textbook and course
Learning to change, learning and behavior, Pavlovian conditioning, reinforcement, schedules of reinforcement, punishment, operant applications, observational learning, generalization, discrimination, stimulus control, memory, forgetting, the limits of learning.
Taking the course
Studying: Read the textbook (not included in the course.
One-on-one online tutoring: click “Contact Course Teacher” whenever you have any question.
Assignment: write your assignment when you feel ready for it. Once your tutor has approved it, you’ve completed the test, and you can print your duly signed and stamped course certificate.
Fee: 238 EUR (right now USD 252.20) (Currency converter)