Aviour Modification Model: B. Skinner's Behavior Mofication Model

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2.1 B.F SKINNER’S BEHAVIOUR MODIFICATION MODEL (1953) B.F Skinner (1953) has done numerous work which are being used as basis of many researchers and studies carried out to this day. His well-known theory on behaviour modification model is used to shape desired behaviour. It consists of the restructuring of the environment so that undesired behaviour is eliminated. According to Khine, Lourdusamy, Quek and Angela (2005), Skinner’s behaviour modification uses the principal of reinforcement whereby reinforces are stimulus event which may be used to increase the likelihood of the desired behaviour being displayed. It is therefore believed that once should reinforce the desired behaviour rather than punish the inappropriate or wring behaviour.…show more content…
Assertive discipline model is a well-structured, methodical approach aimed to support teachers and educators in running a systematized classroom setting. Canter believes that teachers have the rights to determine what is best for their students, and to expect compliance. There should be no pupil prevents a teacher from teaching, or keep another student from learning. Students’ compliance is imperative in creating and maintaining an effective and efficient learning environment. To achieve this goal, teachers must react assertively, as opposed to aggressively or non-assertively (Dr.Mac., 2014). On the other hand, Gray and Ayres (1998) claimed that Canter’s assertive discipline model suggested that assertive discipline has its fundamental premise one the reinforcement of appropriate behaviour and students’ acceptance of the result of their actions. Assertive discipline enables teachers to establish a classroom structure and routine that provides the optimal learning environment in light of their own personal needs. Also to determine and request appropriate behaviour from the students which meet your needs and encourage the positive social and educational development of the…show more content…
Glasser believes that people who are behaving in inappropriate ways do not need help to find a defence for their behaviour to change. Instead, they need help to acknowledge their behaviour as being inappropriate and then to learn how to act in a more logical and productive manner. The four basic needs are (1) to belong and love. (2) to have sufficient power and control, (3) to be free, and (4) to have fun. Thus, when students’ needs are not fulfilled, students turn to be disruptive and misbehave in school. According to Glasser, reality therapy attempts to help students to control the misbehaviour more effectively so that they are better able to satisfy their

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