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Title: Contemporary cognitive load theory research: The good, the bad and the ugly
Authors: Kirschner, Paul A.
Ayres, Paul
Chandler, Paul
Keywords: Cognitive load theory
Issue Date: 4-Nov-2010
Abstract: This paper reviews the 16 contributions of the special issue entitled Current Research in Cognitive Load Theory. Each paper is briefly summarized and some critical comments made. The overall collection is then discussed in terms of the positive contributions they make to the field of learning and instruction, and cognitive load theory in particular (the good), as well as problematical issues such as unresolved explanations and conflicting results (the bad) and the special case of measuring cognitive load (the ugly).
Description: Kirschner, P. A., Ayres, P., & Chandler, P. (2011). Contemporary cognitive load theory research: The good, the bad and the ugly. Computers in Human Behavior, 27(1), 99-105. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2010.06.025
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