Managing Cognitive Load in Adaptive Multimedia Learning, 1st Edition

  • Slava Kalyuga
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  • ISBN-10: 1605660493
  • ISBN-13: 9781605660493
  • DDC: 371.334
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 301 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released December 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Provides theory and research-based recommendations on information presentation techniques for multimedia and e-learning environments. Focuses on extensively researched principles and methodologies, offering comprehensive research and practical implications while providing concrete examples on adaptive multimedia learning.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Table of Contents.
Foreword: The Next Phase in Multimedia Learning.
Preface.
1: Cognitive Load and Expertise in Learning and Performance.
Human Cognitive Processes.
Introduction.
Main Features of our Cognitive Architecture.
Role of Domain Knowledge in Cognitive Processes.
Reducing Cognitive Load in Learning and Performance.
Knowledge Base and Executive Function.
Resource-Efficiency in Operation of our Cognitive Architecture.
Evolution of our Cognitive Architecture.
Role of Expertise in Cognitive Processing.
Task-Specific Expertise.
Role of Task-Specific Expertise in Learning.
From Task-Specific to Adaptive Expertise.
Future Trends in the Study of Human Cognition.
Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter I.
References.
Cognitive Load Theory.
Introduction.
The Concept of Cognitive Load.
Essential (Effective) Cognitive Load.
Extraneous (Non-Essential) Cognitive Load.
Germane Cognitive Load.
Cognitive Load Effects.
Worked Examples Effect.
Split Attention Effect.
The Redundancy Effect.
The Modality Effect.
Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning.
Cognitive Overload in Multimedia Learning.
Future Trends in Cognitive Load Theory.
Multimedia Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter II.
References.
The Expertise Reversal Effect.
Introduction.
Levels of Expertise and Imbalances of Executive Function.
Cognitive Explanations of the Expertise Reversal Effect.
Optimization of Cognitive Load in Instruction.
Expertise Reversal Effect and Aptitude-Treatment Interactions.
Empirical Longitudinal Studies of the Expertise Reversal Effect.
Expertise Reversal for Methods of Enhancing Essential Cognitive Load.
Expertise Reversal in Textual and Hypertextual Materials.
Future Trends in the Investigation of the Expertise Reversal Effect.
Multimedia Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter III.
References.
Assessment of Task-Specific Expertise.
Introduction.
Assessment of Domain-specific Knowledge.
Rapid Diagnostic Assessment Approach.
First-Step Diagnostic Method.
Example of Using First-Step Method in Algebra.
Rapid Verification Diagnostic Method.
Example of Using Rapid Verification Method in Kinematics.
Example of Using the Rapid Verification Method for Graph Transforming Tasks.
Future Trends in Diagnosis of Expertise.
Multimedia Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter IV.
References.
Evaluation of Cognitive Load.
Introduction.
Approaches to Evaluating Cognitive Load in Learning and Instruction.
Evaluation of Cognitive Load Using Rating Scales and Dual-Task Technique.
Evaluation of Cognitive Load Using Concurrent Verbal Reports.
Measures of Instructional Efficiency.
Measures of Instructional Involvement.
Future Trends in Evaluation of Cognitive Load and Efficiency.
Multimedia Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter V.
References.
Summary of Section I.
2: Managing Multimedia Cognitive Load for Novice and Expert Learners.
Managing Cognitive Load in Verbal and Pictorial Representations.
Introduction.
Cognitive Load in Pictorial Representations.
Reducing Split-Attention in On-Screen Text and Graphics.
Reducing Cognitive Load in Onscreen or Printed Text.
Managing Cognitive Load in Dual-Modality (Audio-Visual) Presentations.
Multimedia Redundancy Effect.
Empirical Study of the Effect of Segmentation on Multimedia Redundancy.
Reducing Visual Cognitive Load in Interactive Dynamic Representations.
Empirical Investigation of Cognitive Load in Instructional Simulations.
Future Trends in the Design of Audiovisual Multimedia Presentations.
Multimedia Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter VI.
References.
Managing Cognitive Load in Interactive Multimedia.
Introduction.
Interactive Learning Environments.
Cognitive Load in Interactive Learning Environments.
Reducing Extraneous Cognitive Load in Interactive Learning.
Cognitive Load in Interactive Hypermedia Learning.
Expertise Reversal in Hypertext and Hypermedia Learning Environments.
Future Trends in Cognitively Optimized Interactive Learning Environments.
Multimedia Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter VII.
References.
Managing Cognitive Load in Dynamic Visual Representations.
Introduction.
Advantages and Weaknesses of Instructional Animations.
Cognitive Load in Dynamic Visualizations.
Animated Pedagogical Agents.
Managing Cognitive Load in Dynamic Visualizations.
Prior Knowledge Effects for Dynamic Visual Representations.
Study of the Expertise Reversal for Animated and Static Diagrams.
Future Trends in Research on Dynamic Visualizations.
Multimedia Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter VIII.
References.
Optimizing Cognitive Load in Instructional Simulations and Games.
Introduction.
Simulations as Tools of Instructional Technology.
Enhancing Instructional Effectiveness of Educational Games.
Optimizing Learner Guidance and Support in Simulations.
Evaluating Cognitive Load in Online Simulations.
Cognitive Load Issues in Using Mobile Devices.
Future Trends in Instructional Simulations and Games.
Multimedia Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter IX.
References.
Summary of Section II.
3: Towards Cognitively Efficient Adaptive Multimedia.
Tailoring Multimedia Environments to Learner Cognitive Characteristics.
Introduction.
Aptitude-Treatment Interactions and Adaptive Instruction.
Adaptive Approaches in Complex Learning Environments.
Learner Modeling in Adaptive Online Environments.
Learner Control and Adaptive Guidance as Means of Individualizing Instructional Procedures.
Future Trends.
Multimedia Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter X.
References.
Adapting Levels of Instructional Support to Optimize Learning Complex Cognitive Skills.
Introduction.
Learning Complex Cognitive Skills.
Design Models for Complex Learning.
Varying Levels of Learner Control in Complex Environments.
Learner Expertise and Levels of Instructional Guidance.
Expertise Reversal for Instructional Guidance and Sequencing of Learning Tasks.
Means for the Gradual Change of Levels of Instructional Support in Adaptive Learning.
Future Trends.
Multimedia Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter XI.
References.
Adaptive Procedures for Efficient Learning.
Introduction.
Adaptive Procedures Using Rapid Measures of Performance.
Adaptive Procedures Using Multiple Cognitive Measures.
Comparisons of Different Adaptive Procedures.
Future Trends.
Multimedia Instructional Design Implications.
Summary of Chapter XII.
References.
Summary of Section III.
General Conclusion.
4: Glossary of Terms.
About the Author.
Index.