Theoretical Perspectives

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Theoretical Perspectives by Mind Map: Theoretical Perspectives

1. Language is acquired as maturation occurs and cognitive competencies develop (Otto, 2010).

2. Vygotsky, Bruner and Halliday

3. Focuses on the primary role of socio cultural interaction in children's development of language knowledge (Otto, 2010).

4. Jean Piaget

5. B.F. Skinner

6. Focus on nurture and semantic, syntactic and morphemic language knowledge.

7. Considers learning to occur based on the stimuli, responses, and reinforcements that occur in the environment (Otto, 2010).

8. Focus on nurture and pragmatic language knowledge.

9. Focus on nature and semantic and morphemic language knowledge.

10. Emphasizes inborn or innate human capabilities as being responsible for language development (Otto, 2010).

11. Noam Chomsky

12. Behaviorist

13. Interactionist

14. Cognitive Developmentalist

15. Nativist

16. Focus on nature and syntactic language knowledge.