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Managing Cognitive Load for More Efficient Learning (LEAP Indiana Webinar)

April 25, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

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We will introduce and explain concepts of working memory, schema, automation, and complex content. With some examples, we’ll show how instructors might help students manage their cognitive load with an end goal of more efficient learning. That is, how can we structure courses to build schema and automation so working memory, which is limited in capacity and duration, can be leveraged best. We will also briefly touch on a few “effects” like modality, split attention, expertise reversal, and redundancy.

Dennis Buckmaster, Professor and Dean’s Fellow for Digital Agriculture, Purdue University, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering dbuckmas@purdue.edu


Offered virtually by LEAP Indiana’s Fourth Monday Webinars


Open to all faculty.

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at oie@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2163 five days prior to the event.


April 25, 2022
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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