Cognitive Load Theory
Unlock your students’ learning efficiency with our Cognitive Load Theory Workshop
This influential psychological concept reveals the impact of cognitive overload on student learning. Our Cognitive Load workshop simplifies the cognitive science research behind the theory, providing your staff with evidence-informed strategies to maximise learning efficiency in their classrooms.
In this practical, engaging and fun workshop your staff will discover the secrets to helping their students learn effectively and efficiently. They will gain a clear understanding of Cognitive Load Theory and learn practical techniques to prevent overwhelming their students’ cognitive capacity.
In summary we aim to equip your staff with the tools they need to create engaging, focused, and efficient learning environments.
Key messages in the Cognitive Load Theory Workshop
What is Cognitive Load?
- An introduction and overview
- Working memory, long-term memory and the importance of transfer
How to present new information
- The Split-Attention Effect
- The Redundancy Effect
- Worked Examples
- Completion Tasks
- The Expert Reversal Effect
Maximising long-term memory
- Retrieval Practice, Production Effect
- Spacing, Interleaving
- Dual Coding, Elaborative Interrogation
Ongoing Cognitive Load Theory Training
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