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Authorware, multimedia, and instructional methods

Overview
Instructional methods and instructional media
Instructional architectures and cognitive learning processes
Four instructional architectures
Which architecture is best? No yellow brick road
How learning happens
Cognitive processes and instruction
Managing cognitive load
Avoiding multimedia-induced overload
Directing the learner's attention
Adjunct memory support
Integration of graphics and audio
Practice, practice, practice
Cognitive load and the four architectures
Effective encoding techniques
The four architectures and encoding into long-term memory
Encouraging effective retrieval from long-term memory
The promise of cognitive apprenticeship
Features of the cognitive apprenticeship
Multimedia and learning
Summary of instructional methods
Further reading
Seminars



October 5, 1998

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