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ERIC Number: EJ468031
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0959-4752
Cognitive Load Effects in a Primary-School Geometry Task.
Bobis, Janette; And Others
Learning and Instruction, v3 n1 p1-21 1993
Subjects forced to process redundant material or split their attention between multiple sources of information may encounter extraneous cognitive load. Results of 4 experiments involving 125 fourth graders in Sydney (Australia) provide evidence for the inadequacy of conventionally formatted instructional materials and emphasize debilitating effects that extraneous cognitive load can have during initial instruction. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia