Daily Archives: November 16, 2009

Cognitive Load Theory: Failure?

The title of this post is meant to be a joke (not a troll).  The inventor of cognitive load theory (Sweller) and others labeled problem-based learning and other constructivist and inquiry-based instructional techniques a ‘failure’ in an oft-discussed 2006 paper

Posted in embodiment, learning sciences, research

Doug Holton

Associate Director, Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence, Embry-Riddle


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