You will write a research paper in which you apply theories of behavior modeling to explain positive or negative impacts of television and other media viewing on behavior. Submit a 2- to 3-page paper that addresses the following:
Identify your position on the influence of television and other media viewing on behavior.
Present evidence from your own research examining current media. Use at least two other resources other than the course text (see the Handout) to support your position. Be sure to reference specific concepts such as behavior modeling in your explanation.
Based on theories of behavior modeling including: social cognitive theory, reciprocal determinism, behavior modeling, and related concepts, explain ideas and recommendations to strengthen the positive influence or to lessen the negative influence of television/media viewing.