Cognitive Load Theory

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-8125-7 (Print) 978-1-4419-8126-4 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Preliminaries to Cognitive Load Theory

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-14

      Categories of Knowledge: An Evolutionary Approach

  3. Human Cognitive Architecture

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-16

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      Pages 17-25

      Amassing Information: The Information Store Principle

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      Pages 27-38

      Acquiring Information: The Borrowing and Reorganising Principle and the Randomness as Genesis Principle

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      Pages 39-53

      Interacting with the External Environment: The Narrow Limits of Change Principle and the Environmental Organising and Linking Principle

  4. Categories of Cognitive Load

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-56

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      Pages 57-69

      Intrinsic and Extraneous Cognitive Load

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      Pages 71-85

      Measuring Cognitive Load

  5. Cognitive Load Effects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-98

      The Goal-Free Effect

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      Pages 99-109

      The Worked Example and Problem Completion Effects

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      Pages 111-128

      The Split-Attention Effect

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      Pages 129-140

      The Modality Effect

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      Pages 141-154

      The Redundancy Effect

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      Pages 155-170

      The Expertise Reversal Effect

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      Pages 171-182

      The Guidance Fading Effect

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      Pages 183-192

      Facilitating Effective Mental Processes: The Imagination and Self-Explanation Effects

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      Pages 193-201

      The Element Interactivity Effect

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      Pages 203-218

      Altering Element Interactivity and Intrinsic Cognitive load

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      Pages 219-233

      Emerging Themes in Cognitive Load Theory: The Transient Information and the Collective Working Memory Effects

  6. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 235-235

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      Pages 237-242

      Cognitive Load Theory in Perspective

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 243-274