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ERIC Number: EJ792145
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 4
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1962
Cognitive Load Theory and the Use of Educational Technology
Sweller, John
Educational Technology, v48 n1 p32-35 Jan-Feb 2008
Human cognitive architecture is a constant in a continually advancing educational technology environment. That architecture should be central in determining which technologies should be adopted and how they should be used. In this article, cognitive load theory is used to indicate aspects of human cognition relevant to instructional design, with several instructional procedures generated by the theory outlined.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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