Instructing and Testing Advanced Learners: A Cognitive Load Approach

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594548680
  • Publisher: Nova Science Pub Inc
  • Publication date: 5/2/2006
  • Pages: 178
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Cognitive load factors in instructional design for advanced learners 1
Ch. 1 Basic architecture of human cognition 3
Ch. 2 Cognitive studies of expert-novice differences and design of instruction 17
Ch. 3 Cognitive load perspective in instructional design 29
Ch. 4 Cognitive load principles in instructional design for advanced learners 55
Summary of part 1 : toward a cognitively efficient instructional technology for advanced learners 73
Pt. II Cognitive approaches to diagnostic assessment of learner expertise 79
Ch. 5 Schema-based assessment of expertise 81
Ch. 6 Design of the assessment of learner expertise in solving algebra equations 93
Ch. 7 Design of the assessment of learner expertise in coordinate geometry 101
Ch. 8 Design of the assessment of learner expertise in solving arithmetic word problems 107
Ch. 9 Design of the assessment of learner expertise in physics 115
Ch. 10 Design of the assessment of learner expertise in reading 127
Ch. 11 Integrating design of instruction and assessment to optimize cognitive load 133
Summary of part II : towards an optimized adaptive cognitive technology of development of expertise 139
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