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Computers & Education Vol. 64, No. 1 (May 2013) pp. 52–62
Based on cognitive load theory, it is well known that when studying a diagram that includes explanatory text, optimal learning occurs when the text is physically positioned close to the diagram as it eliminates the need for learners to split their...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3374–3378
This paper presents a work-in-progress exploring how learners can manage their own cognitive load through the use of computer-based tools. Cognitive load refers to the amount of mental processing undertaken in working memory by a learner. Cognitive...
Computer-Based Learning of Geometry from Integrated and Split-Attention Worked Examples: The Power of Self-Management
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 18, No. 4 pp. 89–99
This research investigated the viability of learning by self-managing split-attention worked examples as an alternative to learning by studying instructor-managed integrated worked examples. Secondary school students learning properties of angles on ...