Jean Lave Situated Learning Theory Links to learning theory sites. Animal Trainer’s Introduction to Operant & Classical Conditioning – Stacy Braslau-Schneck This page attempts to explain Operant Conditioning, and promote the use of Positive Reinforcement and Negative Punishment in animal training. Cognitive Dissonance (L. Festinger). Overview:. According to cognitive dissonance theory, there is a tendency for individuals to seek consistency A police academy is a training school for new police…