Cognitive load theory is an instructional theory that uses our knowledge of human cognitive architecture, especially processing limitations of working memory, to enhance effectiveness of instructional design. This paper reviews main assumptions and principles of cognitive load theory and discusses their application to technology-based learning environments. The paper concludes with a brief introduction to the structure and content of this Special Issue.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Educational Technology and Society|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
- Cognitive load theory
- Technology-based learning
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Sociology and Political Science