Natural Cognitive Foundations of Teacher Knowledge

An Evolutionary and Cognitive Load Account
  • Philippe Dessus
  • Franck Tanguy
  • André Tricot


Instructional process management (encompassing instructional design and classroom management) is known to be very complex, mainly due to its context and the large and diverse amount of knowledge driving it: content knowledge, pedagogical knowledge (PK), curriculum knowledge, knowledge of learners and their characteristics, knowledge of educational contexts, pedagogical content knowledge, and knowledge of educational ends (Shulman, 1987).


Cognitive Load Instructional Design Pedagogical Content Knowledge Teacher Knowledge Cognitive Load Theory 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philippe Dessus
    • 1
  • Franck Tanguy
    • 2
  • André Tricot
    • 3
  1. 1.LSEUniv. Grenoble AlpesGrenobleFrance
  2. 2.University of BordeauxBordeauxFrance
  3. 3.UMR 5263 CLLE (CNRS)University of Toulouse-2ToulouseFrance

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