Instructional design in technical areas

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, trainer ... Show more

Authors: Sweller, John

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

Resource type: Teaching and training material

Physical description: x, 168 p.

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