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Cognitive Architecture and Instructional Design
Cognitive load theory has been designed to provide guidelines intended to assist in the presentation of information in a manner that encourages learner activities that optimize intellectualExpand
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Cognitive Load Measurement as a Means to Advance Cognitive Load Theory
In this article, we discuss cognitive load measurement techniques with regard to their contribution to cognitive load theory (CLT). CLT is concerned with the design of instructional methods thatExpand
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Training strategies for attaining transfer of problem-solving skill in statistics: A cognitive-load approach.
In statistical problems, the differential effects on training performance, transfer performance, and cognitive load were studied for 3 computer-based training strategies. The conventionaI, worked,Expand
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Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design: Recent Developments
Cognitive load theory (CLT) originated in the 1980s and underwent substantial development and expansion in the 1990s by researchers from around the globe. As the articles in this special issueExpand
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Cognitive Load Theory: Instructional Implications of the Interaction between Information Structures and Cognitive Architecture
A special issue of Instructional Science on the instructional implications of the interaction between information structures and cognitive architecture on the learning of complex cognitive tasks. Expand
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Instructional Efficiency: Revisiting the Original Construct in Educational Research
This article revisits Paas and Van Merriënboer's (1993) measure of instructional efficiency, which can be applied by educational researchers to compare the effects of different instructionalExpand
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Development of an instrument for measuring different types of cognitive load
According to cognitive load theory, instructions can impose three types of cognitive load on the learner: intrinsic load, extraneous load, and germane load. Proper measurement of the different typesExpand
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A Cognitive Load Approach to Collaborative Learning: United Brains for Complex Tasks
This article presents a review of research comparing the effectiveness of individual learning environments with collaborative learning environments. In reviewing the literature, it was determinedExpand
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Individual and group-based learning from complex cognitive tasks: Effects on retention and transfer efficiency
The effects of individual versus group learning (in triads) on efficiency of retention and transfer test performance in the domain of biology (heredity) among 70 high-school students were investigated. Expand
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The Efficiency of Instructional Conditions: An Approach to Combine Mental Effort and Performance Measures
This article reports on a calculational approach for combining measures of mental workload and task performance that allows one to obtain information on the relative efficiency of instructional conditions. Expand
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