ERIC Number: EJ792148
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: 27
Narrative Structure, Myth, and Cognition for Instructional Design
Hokanson, Brad; Fraher, Robert
Educational Technology, v48 n1 p27-32 Jan-Feb 2008
This article discusses the use of narrative and myth to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of instructional design. The central aim is to better connect instructional experiences with cognition. Explicitly stated, this writing proposes a structure for the interaction between the new technologies of contemporary education and the culturally ancient systems of the brain.
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Mythology, Values Education, Schemata (Cognition), Narration, Educational Technology, Story Telling
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