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ERIC Number: EJ614042
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-1277
Cognitive Load Theory and the Acquisition of Complex Cognitive Skills in the Elderly: Towards an Integrative Framework.
Van Gerven, Pascal W. M.; Paas, Fred G. W. C.; Van Merrienboer, Jeroen J. G.; Schmidt, Henk G.
Educational Gerontology, v26 n6 p503-21 Sep 2000
Cognitive load (CL) theory suggests minimizing extraneous CL and maximizing germane CL in order not to overload working memory. Instructional design for older adults should therefore include goal-free problems, worked examples, and different modalities and avoid splitting attention and including redundant information. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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Language: English
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