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– Albert Bandura As the creator of the concept of social learning theory, Bandura proposes five essential steps in order for the learning to take place: observation, attention, retention, reproduction, and motivation. Let's have a look at how these work.What are assumptions of social learning theory?
Social learning theory is a theory of learning process and social behavior which proposes that new behaviors can be acquired by observing and imitating others. The primary assumption of social learning theory is that human behavior is primarily "learned observationally through modeling" (Van Wagner, 2009, p. 1).