Instructional design in technical areas


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Author: Sweller, John


Advances in the field of cognitive science have yielded a large amount of information about how we learn, think and solve problems which can now be used to develop much more effective instructional processes. In this book, cognitive principles and a large range of experiments have been used to devise a variety of instructional designs. Topics covered include: aspects of cognitive architecture relevant to instructional design; cognitive load theory; instructional designs associated with learning to solve problems; and mixing audio and visual materials. Instructional designers, teachers,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Cognitive abilities; Problem solving skill; Instructional design; Teachers

Published: Camberwell, Victoria: Australian Council for Educational Research, 1999

Physical description: x, 168 p.

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Series: Australian education review; no. 43

ISBN: 0864313128

Resource type: Teaching and training material

Document number: TD/TNC 58.09

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