Research in multimedia and computer-based learning has entered a new phase with a focus on adapting instruction to characteristics of individual learners. Managing Cognitive Load in Adaptive Multimedia Learning provides theory- and research-based recommendations on information presentation techniques for multimedia and e-learning environments. Focusing on extensively researched principles and methodologies, this book offers readers comprehensive research and practical implications in the subject while providing concrete examples on adaptive multimedia learning.
Sect -- I Cognitive Load and Expertise in Learning and Performance Ch. I Human Cognitive Processes 1 Ch. II Cognitive Load Theory 34 Ch. III The Expertise Reversal Effect 58 Ch. IV Assessment of Task-Specific Expertise 81 Ch. V Evaluation of Cognitive Load 101 Sect -- II Managing Multimedia Cognitive Load for Novice and Expert Learners Ch. VI Managing Cognitive Load in Verbal and Pictorial Representations 123 Ch. VII Managing Cognitive Load in Interactive Multimedia 149 Ch. VIII Managing Cognitive Load in Dynamic Visual Representations 171 Ch. IX Optimizing Cognitive Load in Instructional Simulations and Games 198 Sect -- III Towards Cognitively Efficient Adaptive Multimedia Ch. X Tailoring Multimedia Environments to Learner Cognitive Characteristics 221 Ch. XI Adapting Levels oflnstructional Support to Optimize Learning Complex Cognitive Skills 246 Ch. XII Adaptive Procedures for Efficient Learning 272 Glossary of Terms 295 Index 309.
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 30th November 2008