Learning About Learning


Learning objectives:  

  1. To introduce current and future pet dog instructors to the basic concepts of classical and operant conditioning.
  2. To provide a refresher course for those already familiar with the concepts so that, as an instructor, you can use the terms properly in appropriate situations.
  3. To provide instructors with ideas on how to give clear and simple explanations of complex concepts to their students.


  • Why should you care about learning theories?
  • Two main theories: ¬†classical and operant conditioning
  • Classical conditioning
  • Operant conditioning
  • What do your students need to know about all this?

Section 3: The Science (and Techniques) of Behavior Change

Scheduled to run

On Demand


Deb Jones PhD

Core Class

Approved IAABC CEUs


Approved CCPDT CEUs